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CGH Ready Care clinic now open weekends

Published: Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 11:04 a.m. CST

STERLING – The CGH Ready Care Clinic is now open later in the day, and on weekends.

The Ready Care Health Center, on the lower level at 15 W. Third St. downtown, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The center closes for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. weekdays.

The clinic provides care for allergies, infections, camp physicals, cold and flu symptoms, insect bites, laryngitis, minor burns and rashes, and general sprains that are not emergent. Lab services are available to cover rapid strep tests, urinalysis, pregnancy tests and TB skin tests.

The site is not for emergency or life-threatening care. Medicare, Medicaid, self-pay and most commercial insurances are accepted.

Appointments are appreciated but not required at 855-460-2273.

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