Urgent Team Walk-In Urgent Care Opens in Jackson, TN

 

JACKSON, TN. (August 20, 2018) – Urgent Team, one of the Southeast’s largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers, is now open in Jackson at 15 Old Humboldt Road, at the corner of Old Humboldt and N. Highland.

Urgent Team provides urgent and family care, as well as wellness services, on a walk-in basis. The center treats pain and conditions that are non-life threatening. With no appointment needed and open seven days a week, Urgent Team treats a variety of medical conditions and needs, including:

•     Asthma and allergies

  •   Flu, colds and viral illnesses

•     Bites, stings, allergic reactions

  • Sprains, strains, broken bones

•     Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting

  • Urinary tract infections

•     Skin conditions and burns

  • School, sports and wellness physicals

•     Immunizations and vaccinations

  • Occupational Health services

Leading the healthcare team are Nurse Practitioners Folarin Olatunji. Olatunji has worked in the Emergency Room at Tennova Hospital – Regional Jackson the past three years. He earned a Doctor of Nursing from Oakland University in Michigan, a Master of Science in Nursing from Tennessee State University, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Union University. Prior to pursuing his nursing degrees, Olatunji received a Master of Business Administration and bachelor’s degree from universities in Nigeria. He has worked at several clinics and hospitals in West Tennessee.

“Jackson is a fast-growing and close-knit community and providing convenient and affordable care for urgent but non-emergency needs is a primary focus we are intent on providing,” said Urgent Team CEO and Chairman Tom Dent. “Urgent care is quicker and less expensive than an emergency room for receiving treatment for pain or conditions that are nonlife-threatening.”

The Jackson location is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Most insurance plans, including TRICARE, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as cash and credit cards, are accepted. New patients can pre-register online at www.UrgentTeam.net.   

About Urgent Team

Urgent Team is one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care and Walk-in Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at 38 locations with four brands: Urgent Team (17 centers throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee); Sherwood Urgent Care (eight centers throughout Arkansas); Baptist Health Urgent Care (five centers in Arkansas); and Physicians Care (eight centers throughout East Tennessee). Urgent Team’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. The company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit UrgentTeam.net.

 

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