November 18, 2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Lisa M. Vieira, MD, FACEP, medical director for Urgent Care of Southbury (Left) with Radiology Technician Selvie Vinca and Medical Assistant Sandra Alexander.
SOUTHBURY — Urgent Care of Southbury is collecting gently used or new coats and jackets for the Salvation Army Family Emergency Shelter through the charity's Waterbury Corps Community Center, located at 74 Central Ave. Coats, jackets, mittens, hats and scarves are being collected now through December 17th.
"There are many people who are facing hardship at this time of year," said Dr. Vieira, who initiated the drive. "We are trying to bring some comfort to these individuals and families."
Donations may be given to a staff member at Urgent Care of Southbury, located at 900 Main Street South. Urgent Care of Southbury is open 365 days a year from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Mon. - Fri. and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat., Sun., and holidays. For more information call 203-262-1911
Established in 2008 in Southbury, CT, Urgent Care of Connecticut is the physician-owned leader for urgent care of non-life threatening medical conditions in the State. As the first urgent care center in Connecticut to be certified by the Urgent Care Association of America, Urgent Care of Connecticut prides itself on treating patients as individuals, assists the communities it serves by alleviating stress on hospital emergency rooms, and provides a convenient alternative to primary care physician offices. With full-service walk-in clinics located in Brookfield, Glastonbury, Norwalk, Ridgefield, and Southbury, Urgent Care of Connecticut offers walk-in treatment for a wide array of illnesses and injuries. Vaccinations, X-rays, blood and urine tests, EKGs, physical exams, and IV fluid/medication are also offered.
All Urgent Care of Connecticut locations are open 365 days a year between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Board certified/eligible physicians and X-ray technicians are on staff at all times, and treat patients of all ages from infants to seniors. Most major insurances are accepted, including Medicare, and reasonable and affordable self-pay options are offered. For more information, please visit www.ucofconnecticut.com
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Urgent Care of Connecticut
31 Old Route 7, Brookfield, CT 06804