MedWest Health System is expanding its access to health care to the communities served by its hospitals in three counties. A third urgent care center will soon be available in Jackson County and a new one will be built in Canton.
The third urgent care center in Sylva is located at 176 Wal-Mart Plaza and will open August 1. The facility will have nine examining rooms and X-ray and lab services. It will provide 14 medical positions including two physicians, two physician assistants, two registered nurses, two radiology technicians, two lab technicians and two office assistants.
Another Urgent Care Center will open off Exit 31 in Canton and will have 16 treatment rooms. There will also be sleeping rooms and showers for EMS workers and a room for the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office and the N.C. Highway Patrol.