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Birmingham's New Urgent Care Center
Start Date
01/27/2011
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St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Opens New Urgent Care Center In Birmingham
New Facility Increases Number of Hospital’s Urgent Care LocationsAvailable to Community

Pontiac, Mich.—St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) has opened its new SJMO Urgent Care – Birmingham.

The new urgent care center is located at 2110 E. Maple Rd.  Hours are 7 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. The phone number is 248-816-3951.

Board-certified and board-eligible physicians provide treatment for any urgent health care need, including cuts, sprains, fevers, earaches, sore throats, infections, minor asthma-related symptoms and rashes.  Additional health care services offered at the new SJMO Urgent Care – Birmingham include vaccines, lab tests, radiology procedures, sports and school physicals, pregnancy testing and employee health services. 

“This new facility allows us to expand our excellence in patient care to a community that can benefit from the expertise of St. Joe’s physicians,” said Jack Weiner, SJMO President and CEO.  “With a focus on patient safety and quality, our SJMO Urgent Care-Birmingham will offer the people of Birmingham and surrounding communities the high level of care they expect and deserve.”

SJMO also operates urgent care centers in Lake Orion at 1375 S. Lapeer Rd., open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and in Waterford at 5800 Highland Rd., open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

About St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
St Joseph Mercy Oakland is a 443-bed comprehensive, community, teaching hospital and a long-time leader in health care in Oakland County.  Founded in 1927 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland has won numerous local and national awards for patient safety, quality and performance, and consistently ranks in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.  A member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, St Joseph Mercy Oakland is a technologically leading hospital that combines advanced medicine and personal care to assist patients on their path to wellness. With dedicated physicians, nurses and hospital staff committed to providing quality care throughout the patient stay, St Joseph Mercy Oakland has truly personalized the patient care experience.

For more information about health services offered at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, please visit stjoesoakland.org. 

About Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) is a newly expanded health care organization serving southeast Michigan. Health coverage spans six counties, including Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne. It includes 537-bed St. Joseph Mercy in Ann Arbor, 443-bed St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, 304-bed St. Mary Mercy in Livonia, 136-bed St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, 119-bed St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, 113-bed Chelsea Community Hospital and 74-bed St. Joseph Mercy Saline. Combined, the seven hospitals are licensed for 1,726 beds, have five outpatient health centers, five urgent care facilities, more than 25 specialty centers; employ more than 14,000 individuals and have a medical staff of nearly 2,700 physicians. 

A member of Trinity Health, the nation’s fourth largest Catholic health care organization, SJMHS is committed to providing a remarkable patient experience by using leading edge technology in a comforting and healing environment. As a mission based organization, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System provides approximately $100 million in community benefit to the communities it serves each year.

For more information on health services offered at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, please visit stjoeshealth.org.

 

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