Memorial Health, AppleCare Announce 2nd Urgent Care Partnership

(February 19, 2015) – Memorial Health and AppleCare have formed a strategic partnership for another urgent care center in the Savannah area. The two organizations will collaborate to manage and operate Memorial’s urgent care and occupational health location at Godley Station in Pooler. The office, which will be closed February 20-24 for renovations, will re-open February 25 as Memorial Health | AppleCare Urgent Care.

The public is invited to tour the newly renovated facility, meet the healthcare team, and enjoy refreshments at an open house on Tuesday, February 24, from 1 to 2 p.m. Memorial Health and AppleCare officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:30 p.m. to mark the re-opening of the office, which is located at 110 Medical Park Drive.

Memorial Health patients will continue to receive the great care they are accustomed to at the Pooler location while benefiting from AppleCare’s sole focus and expertise in delivering accessible, affordable, quality care in urgent-care settings.

AppleCare delivers non-appointment-based healthcare for urgent care, primary care, and occupational health patients. The company currently operates 13 urgent care centers and is expanding across south and middle Georgia. AppleCare sees patients who need immediate attention for non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries, such as colds and flu, minor sprains and lacerations, wellness visits and physicals, and support for chronic conditions. AppleCare has extended hours and is staffed with experienced, licensed healthcare providers.

Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital, a 654-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary and specialty care physician networks; a major medical education program; business and industry services; and NurseOne, a 24-hour call center. You can follow us at facebook.com/memorialhealth, twitter.com/mymemorial, and youtube.com/memorialhealth.

About AppleCare: AppleCare provides high-quality, affordable, accessible, and convenient immediate medical care at 13 locations across south and middle Georgia. Since its founding more than 10 years ago by Melvin Deese, M.D., of Brunswick, AppleCare has been committed to the highest standards of patient care and in fostering an exceptional team-based organization. AppleCare treats patients who do not require emergency room care, but who do need immediate attention, including urgent care, primary care, wellness, and occupational medicine. AppleCare offers walk-in access without an appointment and costs a fraction of an emergency room visit. AppleCare provides care for those patients who do not have a regular family doctor or who are unable to wait for appointments. Visit applecaredoctors.com to learn more.