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New CareEXPRESS urgent care set to open in Portage hospital

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Porter Regional Hospital will open its third CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Center in Portage Hospital on Monday, August 19.

Portage Hospital is located at 3630 Willowcreek Road in Portage.

“With the addition of CareEXPRESS, Porter will be providing patients in the Portage community with even more access to quality medical treatment in a convenient setting.” Porter hospital said in a statement released on Thursday. “At CareEXPRESS patients receive prompt, quality walk-in care for illnesses, injuries, sports physicals and more by Porter physicians.”

“We understand that people get sick beyond normal business hours and don’t want to go to the emergency room for a minor medical problem,” Porter CEO Jonathan Nalli said. “With CareEXPRESS, we're providing patients in the Portage community with even more access to quality Porter medical treatment with physicians on duty at all times. Now patients can be seen in a timely manner and in a convenient setting.”

CareEXPRESS in Portage Hospital will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week and offers on-site lab and x-ray services. For more information about CareEXPRESS visit or call (219) 364-3900.

Porter Health Care System has two hospital campuses and seven outpatient facilities serving Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Starke, Newton, and Jasper counties. With more than 350 physicians representing 50 medical specialties on the medical staff, Porter Health Care System is a leader in technology and overall patient care.



Posted 8/16/2013