The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Clinton

January 1, 2014

Medical Associates new urgent care clinic to open Thursday

CLINTON — Clinton residents now will have another option for medical care seven days a week.

The new Medical Associates Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Center will open Thursday at the corner of Manufacturing Drive and Valley West Drive. Business hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with walk-ins welcome.

Plans for this 6,000-square-foot facility began to solidify in 2012, with work beginning in August. Medical Associates Chief Operating Officer Thomas Moser is happy with the completion of the building

“It really did come together very quickly. We've been very pleased with the Erdman Company (of Madison, Wis.) and all the subcontractors that they worked with,” Moser said. “The project basically got delivered on time. They said it would be in mid-December and that's exactly what they achieved."

With the increase of those with medical coverage coming with the Affordable Care Act, Moser said Medical Associates needed to find creative ways to respond to the need for easily accessible healthcare. The group saw a need for an urgent care clinic with weekend hours.

“We were trying to respond to both what the public was telling us, in terms of access to healthcare, as well as what employers were telling us,” Moser said. “All of the research that we have done, says yes, it's definitely meeting an unmet need."

The facility will treat both adult and pediatric patients for injuries and illnesses requiring immediate care. The occupational health services portion of the center will provide such services as pre-employment exams, drug testing and treatment of work-related injuries (with employer approval).

Medical care for the Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Center will be provided by Peter Matos, D.O., a board certified occupational medicine physician. Experienced nurse practitioners and physician assistants will work alongside Matos.

1
Text Only
Clinton
  • Minnick New director at Ashford CLINTON -- Ashford University has appointed a new vice president/campus director of its Clinton campus. Charlie Minnick has been appointed for the position. He has been in the position on an interim basis since Jan. 1. Ashford University Provost Lori

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Women on Fire event is Wednesday at Vista Grande CLINTON -- For many years, women in business have been honored in the city of Clinton, but on Wednesday, they have a night all their own. The Women are on Fire event will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Vista Grande in Clinton and will offer an oppo

    April 19, 2014

  • McEleney McEleney elected to insurance board CLINTON -- A car dealership owner recently earned a spot on a national insurance board. John McEleney, of Clinton and owner of McEleney Motors, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Federated Insurance Companies. The election took place this w

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clinton looks into roadway safety upgrades Herald Staff Report Clinton looks into roadway safety upgrades

    April 19, 2014

  • L'Kings keep Hot Rods cold BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- There's nothing like jumping on a team when it's down, and the Clinton LumberKings did just that Friday night. For the second night in a row, the LumberKings used a five-run inning to take a victory at Bowling Green Ballpark, th

    April 19, 2014

  • Way of the Cross photo The Way of the Cross By Amy Kent Herald Staff Writer The Way of the Cross

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • AGENDA: 4-22-14 Clinton City Council

    The Clinton City Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. followed by a committee of the whole.

    April 18, 2014

  • Theft trial for man charged in Wolfe sisters' murders

    A western Pennsylvania man accused of having robbed and killed his next-door neighbors, two sisters of Iowa Rep. Mary Wolfe, now also faces trial on charges that he stole another woman's wedding ring a year ago.

    State police in Greensburg allege that 43-year-old Allen Wade of East Liberty, Pa., stole the ring while delivering a refrigerator to a home in April 2013. Westmoreland County Common Pleas Judge Rita Hathaway on Thursday agreed to schedule the case for trial.

    April 18, 2014

  • More felonies added to sex abuse charges CLINTON -- A Clinton man already facing multiple felony charges for allegedly sexually abusing a child is now facing six more felonies for sexual exploitation of a child. Tony D. James, 45, was charged this past weekend with six counts of sexual expl

    April 18, 2014

  • Wildlife service to conduct burnings CLINTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will conduct several prescribed burns this spring. The burns will take place on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge in Carroll and Jo Daviess counties. Sites planned for burning

    April 18, 2014

Clinton Herald Photos


Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.

Facebook