The weather is beginning to turn, and the shorter, colder days of winter are quick on our heels. As the seasons change, one thing that remains unchanged is the advent of cold and flu season. Why endure waiting in an impersonal and crowded hospital emergency room when you can get relief from a lengthy list of maladies at the newly opened Bald Hill Walk-In in Warwick. The Bald Hill Walk-In is a brand new, full-service medical center, conveniently located in the Cowesett Shopping Plaza, just steps away from Super Stop and Shop.
From the moment you walk into this warm and welcoming center, you are given prompt and skilled medical attention for all of these conditions and illnesses, and more:
• sore throat
• abdominal pain/indigestion
• urinary tract infections
• lyme disease
• ear aches/ear flushes
• pink eye
• allergic reactions
Furthermore, if you in need of these medical services, they are also available here at Bald Hill Walk-In:
• Sports and commercial driver physicals
• Basic blood tests, including cholesterol and diabetes
• TB screening
With both convenient hours and an easily accessible site, the Bald Hill Walk-In clinic houses a staff of highly qualified, professional health care providers. This close-knit team of practitioners works together to provide you with the most timely intervention possible, very often within half an hour. Their state-of-the-art electronic medical system expedites your visit by quickly and securely registering patients, keeping records and sharing data.
For those patients with possible fractures or pneumonia, there is a modern X-ray room on-site which produces digital X-rays that can be read and shared in real time. There is also a well-stocked supply room equipped with essential orthopedic equipment needed to stabilize an injury. The team here will assess the severity of the patients concern and will refer them to the hospital or a specialist if further treatment is needed.
Hours at Bald Hill Walk-In are Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 6:30pm and every weekend from 10:00am to 2:30pm, with the last patient taken ½ hour prior to closing. The center is located on 300 Quaker Lane. Most health insurances plans are accepted. For those patients without insurance, a simple sick visit starts at $85.00. Complete physicals with basic labs are $225. Call them at 825-7400 or visit them at www.med-walkin.com for more information.