Source: WestView News

Photo by Maggie Berkvist

June 1, 2016

CONFLUENCE OF EXECUTIVES: Newly opened, the twenty-foot-wide, storefront urgent care center at 8th Street near 5th Avenue is an odd consortium between Northwell Health and GoHealth Urgent Care. The new doc-in-a-box facility will offer a lower-cost alternative to Northwell Health’s emergency room, which DNA Info reports, quoting Community Board 2 Social Services committee chair Sasha Greene, “is charging enormous amounts of money for some simple little procedures.” Photo by Maggie Berkvist.