Dr. Richard Cole, owner of Patrick County Family Practice, announced a new urgent care facility will be opening in Patrick County.


The Patrick Urgent Care Clinic is slated to open on April 15. Renovations currently are underway at the facility that is located at 835 Woodland Drive, Suite 201A, Stuart.

While it is not an emergency department and will not have the capability of accepting ambulances, service providers at the clinic will provide typical walk-in urgent care services, including X-Ray, Ultrasound, Bone Densitometry, IV services and Stat Lab testing, according to a release.

“This is a major expansion of our services. It’s not an Emergency Room. We won’t be accepting 911 ambulance runs. We should be able to care for most of the problems formerly seen at our local” emergency department, Cole said.

Another exciting service available at the clinic includes a Skin and Body Sculpting Clinic, which will offer body sculpting, scar removal, hair removal, wrinkle treatments, skin discoloration treatments and vaginal rejuvenation, the release stated.

Since the closing of Pioneer Hospital and Pioneer Family Clinic in September 2017, Patrick County…

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