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  • TGH Urgent Care Powered by Fast Track Opens A New Clinic in Tarpon Springs

    TGH Urgent Care Powered by Fast Track Opens A New Clinic in Tarpon Springs 
    This clinic opening marks the 13th location in Tampa Bay and will provide expanded access to Tampa General Hospital’s world-class care.
    Tampa, FL (November 15, 2021) – The growing population of Tarpon Springs, located in Pinellas County, now has access to world-class, convenient medical care for minor illnesses and injuries at the newest TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track. The new clinic, located at 40545 US Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs, FL, officially opens today and will serve patients seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    “Tampa General Hospital continues to advance health care options in an innovative way in the Tampa Bay area,” said Tampa General Hospital Executive Vice President & Chief Ambulatory Care Officer, Adam Smith. “Opening this clinic in the Tarpon Springs community provides easily accessible urgent care services close to home for people and families in the area. Tampa General has more than 50 convenient locations, including primary care, urgent care, medical imaging, and general outpatient centers. We are excited to serve the Tarpon Springs community with TGH’s world-class patient care.”
    TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track is the first urgent care center in the Tampa Bay area to achieve accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA). This is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers and means that the locations have met all the UCA’s established standards and criteria for quality of patient care, safety and scope of services.
    The new clinic offers efficient, high-quality urgent care in a patient-friendly environment performed by board-certified primary care providers. Common illnesses and injuries treated at the new Tarpon Springs TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track include:
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Ear infections
    • Eye problems
    • Colds
    • Fevers
    • Skin rashes
    • Simple fractures
    • Nausea and other stomach issues
    • Urinary tract infections
    Common tests, check-ups and procedures offered at TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track include school and sports physicals, X-rays, and certain laboratory tests. This new clinic also will offer testing for infectious conditions, including COVID-19 and the flu. Occupational health services are also available and include:
    • Pre-employment screenings
    • Employment physicals
    • Workers’ compensation injuries
    • Vaccinations
    “TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track is committed to providing high-quality urgent care medicine to Tampa Bay and all of its surrounding areas. Our new Tarpon Springs location, with its neighboring communities of Palm Harbor, Dunedin, New Port Richey, Holiday and Elfers, is well-positioned to be a resource for urgent care needs for the residents of these communities. We are excited to be a part of this growing area,” said Dr. Daron Diecidue, chief executive officer, TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track.
    TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track locations span throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties. The new Tarpon Springs clinic makes a total of 13 TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track locations around Tampa Bay, and is one more way Tampa General Hospital provides patients with high-quality, low-cost, patient-centered care as well as a connection to high-level, acute hospital care for patients with serious and complex illnesses. Tampa General’s health system also includes 17 Tampa General Medical Group primary care offices, TGH Family Care Center Kennedy, TGH Family Care Center Healthpark, TGH Brandon Healthplex, TGH Virtual Health and 18 outpatient radiology centers.
    Walk-in appointments are available; however, a FastPass Reservation is recommended. For more information about TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track or to make a reservation, visit https://www.fasttrackurgentcare.com/ or call 813-925-1903.