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FastMed Urgent Care Opens Rocky Mount Clinic in Time for Fall Season


New Rocky Mount FastMed Provides First 100 Patients $5 Flu Shots.

Rocky Mount, NC, October 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- FastMed Urgent Care in Rocky Mount will open its doors to patients October 5 with an open house from 11 am to 3 pm. FastMed’s newest location is the site of the former Blockbuster Video location off Sunset Avenue and South Wesleyan Boulevard (301) in Rocky Mount. Renovated to provide urgent care services, FastMed will be open 365 days a year, and will join Office Depot, O’Reilly Auto Parks and Capital Ford Lincoln Mercury of Rocky Mount in serving residents of Rocky Mount. Rocky Mount’s clinic will be FastMed’s 35th location in North Carolina.

“With the fall flu season starting early and strep throat activity increasing, FastMed’s Rocky Mount urgent care is opening just in time to receive your seasonal flu shot and we offer rapid same day strep tests onsite at our clinic,” said Jason A. Williams MPAS, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Eastern Region and Founder of FastMed.

Starting opening day, FastMed will offer Rocky Mount residents their flu shot for $5, up to 100 patients, as a special promotion to mark FastMed’s opening and as part of the FastMed’s “This Fall Go Flu-Less” campaign.

FastMed clinical staff will also provide blood pressure checks, tours of the new urgent care clinic, and will answer questions.

If you miss FastMed’s opening October 5, the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting FastMed’s Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting luncheon on Thursday, October 10 from 11 am to 1 pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony starts at 12 noon. Guests will be treated to lunch, a background on FastMed’s history in North Carolina, its mission to patients in each community FastMed clinics are located, and special programs and services offered by FastMed geared to delighting FastMed patients when treated at the clinic.

FastMed Urgent Care will offer 7 day-a-week walk-in treatment with services including:

Vaccinations and flu shots for adults and children
Treatment of mild to moderate illness
Injuries and orthopedics
Medical procedures such as sutures / stitches, cyst removal, incision / drainage and splinting
Onsite digital X-rays for injuries
Phlebotomy services
Physicals for children and adults

FastMed’s scope of treatment includes: flu and fevers, Bronchitis, coughs or colds, sore throat and strep throat, urinary tract infections, allergic reactions, sinus infections, Conjunctivitis (pink eye and eye infections), ear infections, hives and skin rashes and much more.

For more information about the community event, the grand opening and FastMed’s services, visitwww.fastmed.com or call Sam Lawler at 919.550.0821 Ext. 1067 or s.lawler@fastmed.com.

About FastMed Urgent Care:
FastMed Urgent Care is a North Carolina-based owner and operator of urgent care facilities with locations throughout North Carolina and Arizona. FastMed focuses on the delivery of non-appointment based medicine to the non-emergency patient market. The urgent care centers are open 365 days a year and are staffed with experienced and licensed physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. For more information, please visit www.fastmed.com. FastMed is managed by an affiliated entity of one of the investment funds of the Comvest Group. For more information, visit www.fastmed.com, follow us on Twitter (@FastMedClinics) and Facebook (Facebook.com/FastMed).

About the Comvest Group:
The Comvest Group, with $1.2 billion of assets under management, provides flexible financing solutions to lower middle-market companies through its equity and debt funds, often meeting time-critical and complex funding requirements. The firm includes seasoned, senior level operating executives who partner with managers and owners of companies to operationally improve businesses and create long-term value. Since 2000, Comvest has invested more than $1.5 billion of capital in over 105 public and private companies. For more information, please visit www.comvest.com.

Contact:
Reuel Heyden | Sr. Dir. of Marketing & Community Relations
FastMed Urgent Care
Phone: 919.550.0821x1016
Email: r.heyden@fastmed.com
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FastMed Urgent Care
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