Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care Now Open in Athens

ATHENS, Al. – Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care is now open at 22175 Hwy. 72 next to Publix at Eastside Junction.

The healthcare team is led by Family Nurse Practitioner Joleen Hamilton, and Jeremy Urban, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. “Whether it’s a minor injury, vaccination, bad cold, or wellness care, it’s important for families to have a quality healthcare option that is comprehensive and affordable,” said Ellis Harris, Vice President of Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care centers. Urgent care services are a faster, cost-effective option to replace the emergency room for non-life-threatening issues or wait for an appointment with your physician.

When an illness or injury can’t wait, Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care’s nine locations in North Alabama offer urgent care, family care, and occupational health services seven days a week with extended hours. For added convenience, walk-ins are welcome, or patients can plan a same or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot®, or reserve a Telemedicine visit. With onsite X-ray and lab tests, the centers treat patients with non-life-threatening health conditions and injuries, including:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Flu, colds, viral illnesses
  • Bites, stings, allergic reactions
  • Broken bones, sprains, strains
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Ear and eye injuries
  • Skin conditions, including burns
  • Stitches
  • Occupational health services

The centers are open seven days a week: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, all Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care centers are Accredited Care Centers – a designation from the Urgent Care Association which recognizes the company’s commitment to safety, quality, and scope of services. Most insurance plans, including TRICARE and VA, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as cash and credit card, are accepted.



Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care, with nine locations locations in North Alabama, is a joint venture between Huntsville Hospital and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The centers offer a range of health services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health, primary and family care, and wellness care – seven days a week. In addition to walk-ins, patients can plan a same- or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot® or schedule a Telemedicine visit. A Nashville-based company, Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family health care at more than 89 locations locations under eight brands. For more information, visit