May 18, 2011 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SHREDDING PAPER - David Mayers (seated) takes care of many tasks for Urgent Care of Connecticut in Brookfield. Behind him is Tom Wilkes, employment specialist with Ability Beyond Disability.
BROOKFIELD — Urgent Care of Connecticut is pleased to announce David Mayers has joined their team through an Ability Beyond Disability work program. Ability Beyond Disability is an organization that helps people with disabilities succeed through independence, community integration, and employment opportunities. Mr. Mayers will report to the Brookfield location of Urgent Care of Connecticut two days weekly and will help with filing, collating, mailing assembly, paper shredding, watering plants and light maintenance.
"We are delighted to have David as a hard-working member of our team. He is independent, takes pride in his work, and likes to be busy," said Beth Agen, multi-site manager for Urgent Care of Connecticut. "Partnering with Ability Beyond Disability provides another opportunity for us to show our commitment to good works in the community. The dedicated Ability Beyond Disability team works with us to help identify job responsibilities and handles job training."
Tom Wilkes, employment specialist with Ability Beyond Disability said, "David is reliable, willing to please and conscientious. Our employees thrive by doing their jobs well and are committed to long term relationships. We hope more companies like Urgent Care of Connecticut recognize their value as loyal and dedicated employees."
David Mayers, who is originally from New York State, earned a high school diploma and has some college education. He lives independently and drives a car. He enjoys a vegetarian diet, walks in the woods, stories about wilderness survival, and general books about law enforcement. Prior to his new assignment, he worked for Staples for seven years.
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