LEHI, Utah, Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- From flu shots to a Halloween costume parade and crafts for kids, the
The Steward Urgent Care Center in Lehi opened in July and the public is invited to a grand opening celebration on Thursday, October 18. Providers at the clinic will offer flu immunizations all day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. No appointments are necessary. The clinic will also offer health screenings from 5-8 p.m. for adults to have their blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose levels checked. Kids are welcome to participate in craft activities and a Halloween costume parade, with contest judging to take place at 6:30 p.m.
"We're pleased to offer a day-long flu immunization clinic," said Scott Robins, DO, one of the clinic's physicians. "Getting a flu shot is one of the best ways people can take preventative action to try and avoid the flu this season."
Flu shots are generally recommended for children ages six months and older, expectant mothers or those who will be expecting during flu season, people ages 50 and above and anyone who may be immunosuppressed, Dr. Robins said. He is joined at the clinic by providers Brad Gale, PA, and Orrin Hanson, FNP.
The Steward Urgent Care Lehi center, located at 127 East Main St., #E, is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekend hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Providers at the center treat urgent care conditions including the cold, flu, sinusitis, bronchitis, strep throat, and migraines as well as general fractures and back aches. The Steward Urgent Care also provides school physicals. The clinic also has ample, free parking for patients and may be reached at 801-766-9822.
"We want the public to feel welcome and a part of the urgent care center in Lehi," said Sanjay Shetty, president of Steward Medical Group. "The Steward Urgent Care Center is an important element in helping the Lehi community stay well and we invite everyone to come and meet our staff, participate in several important health screenings, and have some fun with their kids."
About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care is the nation's largest private, for profit physician led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 36 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach three million in 2018.
The Steward Health Care Network includes five thousand physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
SOURCE Steward Health Care
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