ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — United Family Medicine, a community clinic with a mission to provide healthcare for all, today announced the expansion of their current services with the opening of Convenience Care – a same-day, no-appointment service – at their 1026 West 7th Street location in Saint Paul, Minn.

«After 70 years of serving the St. Paul community, we are proud to now offer Convenience Care,» said Brian Nasi, CEO of UFM. «Part of our mission is to provide excellent healthcare for all. Opening our doors to those who have unanticipated medical needs or need more flexibility in their schedules is a natural way to further serve our mission.»

Convenience Care at United Family Medicine runs from 8 am – 8 pm, Monday-Thursday; 8 am – 5 pm, Friday; 8 am – noon, Saturday. Walk-in patients will see a triage nurse to assess symptoms and then be directed to a United Family Medicine provider within the clinic.

Convenience Care, partially funded by a generous grant from F. R. Bigelow Foundation, provides comprehensive healthcare services, including onsite laboratory tests and x-rays and interpreter services. Flexible payment options, include sliding scale fees, are also available to those who qualify. In addition to Convenience Care, patients can still schedule same day appointments.

For more information about Convenience Care at United Family Medicine, go to www.unitedfamilymedicine.org and visit the current services section. Or find and «Like» United Family Medicine on Facebook or Twitter.

About United Family Medicine

United Family Medicine is an independent, nonprofit provider of primary health care, physician training, health promotion and outreach services. Continuing our 70-year-old mission, we strive to meet the needs of the medically uninsured, underinsured and underserved residents of Saint Paul, Minnesota, though we serve people of all income levels. We believe that healthy communities are built not only on the kind of medical care and services offered at our clinic, but also on the vibrancy and commitment to future generations that we value and foster.

Contact:

Lisa Stein | Director of Advancement, UFM | 651-241-1103

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