By Danielle Eaton
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Baystate leaders, officials, and community leaders held a ribbon cutting for the new Baystate Health Urgent Care Longmeadow Monday morning.
According to Baystate Health Spokesperson Shelly Hazlett, the new facility is located in the Longmeadow Shops at 688 Bliss Road and will allow for the treatment of a wide variety of injuries and illness.
Hazlett said the facility will allow adults and children to conveniently receive non-emergency medical care when their regular doctors are unavailable both during the week and on the weekends.
The location will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
While an appointment isn’t required to receive treatment at the new location, patients can hold a spot in advance by going to baystatehealth.org/services/urgent-care.
Some of the illness and injuries that are able to be treated at Baystate Health Urgent Care Longmeadow include:
- Colds, coughs, flu, fever, sore throat
- Upper resistor problems/asthma
- Minor cuts or burns
- Rash, skin, and eye infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Migraine headaches
- Strains and sprains
- Stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting
- Animal bites, if not severe