In an effort to higher meet rapid, rising healthcare wants in Statesville, Iredell Well being System introduced immediately it’s going to open an prolonged hours pressing care in early summer season, positioned at 1540 E. Broad Avenue in Statesville.
The brand new facility will likely be open seven days per week, and would be the solely pressing care in Statesville positioned east of I-77. The power will provide onsite imaging and lab companies for pressing care sufferers. Hours are nonetheless being decided at the moment, however the Well being System will develop an pressing care schedule after finishing an evaluation of emergency division volumes at Iredell Memorial Hospital, which can facilitate a possibility for seamless care all through all hours of the day.
“When Davis Regional Medical Heart introduced its transition to a behavioral well being facility in July, we knew we might see elevated volumes at Iredell Memorial Hospital. In our neighborhood, the emergency room is the one place for people who find themselves sick to go after a sure time of evening. That has to alter. Opening this pressing care will give our neighborhood one other healthcare possibility once they want pressing, however not emergent, care,” stated John Inexperienced, President & CEO of Iredell Well being System.
The pressing care will take over the house at present occupied by Iredell COAST, one other native nonprofit. Iredell Well being System is collaborating with Iredell COAST to assist the group relocate.
“We worth all that Iredell COAST does for our neighborhood, and need to see them succeed,” stated Inexperienced. “We stay up for working with them to assist them proceed their mission.”
G.L. Wilson Constructing Firm, based mostly in Statesville, would be the normal contractor for the venture. Iredell Pressing Care – Statesville is anticipated to open June 2023.
“Our purpose is to start the venture design and renovation of this property as quick as doable,” stated Julia Wilson, Vice President of G.L. Wilson. “We acknowledge how crucial the necessity is in our neighborhood for a facility like this, and we’re honored to be working facet by facet with Iredell Well being System to make this occur.”
Extra particulars will likely be introduced quickly relating to hours of operation and projected timelines for Iredell Pressing Care – Statesville.