From urgent care centers to walk-in clinics, trips to the family doctor or emergency room visits – there are more healthcare options to choose from than ever before. And while having more choices is definitely a plus, Conemaugh Health System realizes that it also can be confusing when it comes to selecting the right option at the right time.
“Knowing who to call or where to go is critical in ensuring the ongoing health and well-being of our communities,” said Claudia Rager, Vice President of Patient Care Services, Conemaugh Health System. “Our mission is making communities healthier, and one way we can do that is to ensure that our community members know where to go to get the care they need.”
Urgent Care Centers
Similar to walk-in clinics, urgent care centers offer quick and effective care for minor injuries or illnesses that need urgent attention. They can also offer more enhanced services such as x-rays or IV administration. Individuals might choose urgent care facilities for:
Conemaugh East Hills
1450 Scalp Avenue, Suite 1000
Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone: (814) 269-5200
Fax: (814) 269-5070
236 Jamesway Road
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: (814) 472-7336
Fax: (814) 472-7485
Primary care refers to a person’s regular physician or physician group – it’s where someone might go when sick or in need of preventive care such as an annual physical or wellness check. Typically, people visit primary care doctors for:
“At Conemaugh Health System, we are genuinely honored that our community members continuously choose us for their healthcare needs,” said Rager. “We encourage individuals with questions about their healthcare needs to call the hospital so that we can make sure they get the answers they need and find the care that’s right for them.”
To learn more about Conemaugh Health System’s offerings, call 1-800-587-5875.