Watervliet Walk-In Clinic Expands Hours
Jul 1, 2015 Share

(WATERVLIET) – Lakeland Health recently announced that Community Medical Center Walk-In Clinic has expanded its hours and is now open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The clinic is located inside Lakeland Hospital Watervliet, 400 Medical Park Drive, near the Emergency Department.

“We know that medical problems don’t always happen during office hours,” said Ray Cruse, CEO, Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet. “By opening earlier and staying open later on weekends, we will be able to serve even more local residents and visitors who can’t wait until the next business day to see a provider, but may not need the full resources of the Emergency Department.”

Services available at the Community Medical Center Walk-In Clinic include primary care, laboratory services, diagnostic imaging/x-ray services, and occupational medicine for injured workers. 

Walk-in care is recommended for the following medical problems:
• Asthma, allergies
• Back pain, joint pain, body aches
• Cold sores
• Colds, coughs, sinus infections, flu
• Ear, eye, skin and respiratory infections
• Fevers
• Headaches, migraines, dizziness
• Insect bites, rashes
• Minor burns, cuts, bruises, sprains, strains, and falls
• Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach, heartburn
• Pink eye and minor eye injuries
• Sore throats
• Urinary tract infections
• And other illnesses

For the following serious injuries and medical emergencies, patients are urged to call 9-1-1 or go directly to an Emergency Department:
• Chest pain with persistent pain or pressure
• Facial lacerations
• Head injury or broken bones
• Major burns
• Numbness or paralysis of face, arm or leg
• Poisoning or suspected overdose
• Seizure or loss of consciousness
• Severe reaction to insect bites, medication or food
• Severe shortness of breath or inability to breathe
• Sudden slurred speech, visual changes or weakness
• Uncontrollable bleeding

Patients do not need to make appointments at the walk-in clinic. For more information, visit www.lakelandhealth.org/walk-in-clinics, or call (269) 463-3600.

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