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Birmingham Urgent Care Open House
Start Date
04/14/2011
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St. Joseph Mercy Oakland To Hold Open House For CommunityAt New Urgent Care Facility In Birmingham

SJMO Urgent Care-Birmingham Treats Many Non-Emergency Conditions

Pontiac, Mich.—St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) will host an open house for the community at its newest urgent care facility, SJMO Urgent Care-Birmingham from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5.  The new urgent care center is located at 2110 E. Maple Rd., just east of Eton Street.  Hours are 7 a.m. to midnight seven days a week.

Free blood pressure checks, giveaways, refreshments and tours will be offered at the open house.

Board-certified and board-eligible physicians provide treatment for any urgent health care need, including cuts, sprains, fevers, earaches and sore throats.

Treatment also is available for minor asthma-related symptoms; minor cuts; animal bites; broken bones (unless bone is showing or limb is deformed); rashes; burns; illness with nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea; eye infections and bladder infections.

The SJMO Urgent Care-Birmingham also offers sports and school physicals, employee health services, vaccines, pregnancy testing, lab tests, X-rays (with physician order), bronchitis, and treatment for allergies, ear infection, pinkeye (with physician order) and sties, sinus infections, strep throat, swimmer’s ear, athlete’s foot, cold sores, deer tick bites (age 12+), impetigo, poison ivy, ringworm and wart removal.

No appointment is necessary.  To contact the SJMO Urgent Care-Birmingham, call 248-816-3951.

SJMO also has urgent care centers in Lake Orion at 1375 S. Lapeer Rd., Suite 106, 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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