New Walk-in Urgent Care Center Opens in Springdale

Springdale, AR (November 4, 2019) Washington Regional Urgent Care opens today in Springdale at 3300 W. Sunset Ave., next to AR Transmission. This will be the sixth Washington Regional Urgent Care in Northwest Arkansas, joining locations in Rogers, Harrison, Bentonville, Fayetteville and Johnson.

“Our goal is to meet the patient needs for quality care delivered in a convenient location at an affordable price.” said Mike Dupuis, Division Vice President, Urgent Team. “Now with six locations across Northwest Arkansas we look forward to helping meet the growing primary, urgent care and occupational health needs of these communities.” 

The Springdale location is open seven days a week and provides treatment for injuries, illnesses and conditions, such as:     

• Asthma and allergies

• Ear and eye injuries

• Flu, colds and viral illnesses

• Skin conditions, including burns

• Bites, stings, allergic reactions

• Stitches

• Broken bones, sprains, strains

• School, sports, wellness and DOT physicals

• Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting

• Immunizations and vaccinations

• Urinary tract infections

• Occupational health services

Leading the healthcare team are nurse practitioners Joel Larru and Kathryn Martin. With 15 years of healthcare experience, Larru spent 10 years honing his skills in the ER and ICU departments. His most recent experience was in the ER at the US Department of Veterans Affairs in Fayetteville. His prior roles included serving in the ER at Mercy Hospital in Fayetteville and the ICU at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith. He earned a master of science in nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Martin obtained a master of science in nursing from Chamberlin University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Her experience includes serving as a registered nurse in the emergency department at Washington Regional and at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. 

Washington Regional Urgent Care – Springdale is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday 1 to 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome or for added convenience, patients can schedule a same day or next day appointment online with Hold My Spot™. Most insurance plans, TRICARE and VA, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as cash and credit cards, are accepted.


Washington Regional Urgent Care, with five locations in Northwest Arkansas, is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at more than 57 locations under five brands: Washington Regional Urgent Care; Baptist Health Urgent Care and Sherwood Urgent Care (throughout Arkansas); Urgent Team (throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee); and Physicians Care (throughout Tennessee). Washington Regional Urgent Care’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Most centers offer 24/7 online scheduling with Hold My Spot. Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit



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