Putnam Prompt Care, an acute after-hours clinic located inside Putnam County Hospital, is excited to begin seeing patients on Monday, April 20, 2015.
Putnam Prompt Care will be open seven days a week, Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. No appointment will be necessary for the after-hours clinic, where board certified family nurse practitioners and physician assistants will provide care. While receiving care at Putnam Prompt Care will be typically less expensive and quicker than a trip to the Emergency Department, patients will have the same access to the hospital’s state-of-the-art technology, such as laboratory and x-ray services, if need be.
Putnam Prompt Care is proud to offer high-quality, low-cost option to the Emergency Department for treating minor illnesses and injuries to adults and children over 2 months of age. Below are general guidelines to help differentiate when to receive care from Putnam Prompt Care, and when a visit to the Emergency Department is in your best interest
Putnam Prompt Care
Earache/ear wax impaction
Seasonal allergies/mild asthma
Pink eye/Mild eye complaints
Minor cut closure (durabond,numbing)
Skin infections/rashes/bug bites
Minor abdominal complaints
Simple foreign body removal
Sprains and strains
Acute gynecological exam
Putnam County Hospital Emergency Department
Life threatening emergencies
Mental status change/stroke symptoms
Severe abdominal pain
Putnam Prompt Care will accept most insurance plans. Please ask the receptionist to check on your specific plan. Co-pays will apply. Cash, check and credit card payments will all be accepted. For more information on Putnam Prompt Care, please visit Putnam County Hospital or call 765.301.7440 .