The new center will increase access to high-quality, personalized care for people living and working in Queens and western Nassau County
New York, N.Y., December 13, 2021 – Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, a leading provider of urgent care services in New York, will expand service in Queens with the opening of a new urgent care center in Springfield Gardens. Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's new center, which opens today, December 13, increases its total number of centers serving the borough of Queens to five and the greater New York region to 55.
"We've been serving the people who live and work in Queens since 2014 and have seen the need for high-quality urgent care grow," said Neal Shipley, M.D., medical director Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. "Our new Springfield Gardens location will bring more access to the personalized care our neighbors need when they need it. We look forward to building new partnerships and serving more people in this vibrant community."
Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care in Springfield Gardens, located at 134-40 Springfield Boulevard in the Stop & Shop shopping center, will treat non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, provide on-site X-ray services and offer COVID-19 evaluation and testing. The new 2,033-square-foot center is located in the shopping center's corner suite situated closest to Merrick Boulevard.
"Our new center in Springfield Gardens is another example of our unwavering commitment to bring convenient and cutting-edge care into the neighborhoods of our patients and families," said Adam Boll, senior vice president of Strategic Business Initiatives at Northwell Health. "This new location features our latest technology, high quality providers and provides seamless access to the residents of eastern Queens seven days a week, 365 days a year."
Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care patients can walk in or go online to save their spot in advance and pre-register, ensuring they can see a high-quality clinical provider quickly and effortlessly. Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care's new Springfield Gardens center adds a convenient new option for area residents and commuters to its existing locations in Queens (Astoria, Bayside, Forest Hills and Lefrak) and western Nassau County (Hewlett, Rockville Centre, Lynbrook, Oceanside and West Hempstead). Virtual Visits are also available throughout Connecticut for convenient care without leaving home.
The Springfield Gardens center is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., and weekends 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
About GoHealth Urgent Care
GoHealth Urgent Care is an on-demand consumer-centric care platform that serves as the digital and physical front door to the healthcare ecosystem. At GoHealth, we aim to provide timely, accessible and high-quality on-demand care to patients, both virtually and in person, through both our technology-enabled and data-driven approach to care and partnerships with market-leading health systems. GoHealth operates over 171 on-demand care centers in the greater New York metropolitan area; the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington, metropolitan area; the San Francisco Bay Area; Hartford and Southeastern Connecticut; Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina; St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Northwest Arkansas; Delaware and Maryland. GoHealth Urgent Care is a portfolio company of TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, which has more than $103 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.gohealthuc.com.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 77,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.