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KRMC Urgent Care modifies operating hours as some staff redeploy to inpatient units

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December 23, 2020

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KRMC Urgent Care modifies operating hours as some staff redeploy to inpatient units

Kingman, Arizona, December 23, 2020 – Beginning Saturday, December 26, 2020, KRMC Urgent Care will reduce its hours of operation. Urgent Care will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.

KRMC Urgent Care will be closed for Christmas Day on Friday, December 25, and reopen Saturday, December 26 with the new hours. The urgent care center will also be closed on New Year’s Day.

As COVID hospitalizations continue to rise, these operational changes will allow staff to be redeployed to other clinical areas in the hospital.

“Right now, we are focused on placing our employees where their skills and expertise are most needed,” said Randy Beck, Director of Physician Services. “Urgent Care will remain open seven days a week with slightly reduced hours so that patients with urgent, non-respiratory conditions can still come in for medical care.”

KRMC encourages people with respiratory or flu-like symptoms to stay home and consult a health care provider using the Care Anywhere telemedicine platform. To start a visit online, go to azkrmc.com and click on “Care Anywhere.”

Those with severe symptoms – such as difficulty breathing – should go to the Emergency Department or call 911. KRMC’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

 

About Kingman Regional Medical Center

(KRMC) is a 235-bed multi-campus health care system in Kingman, Arizona that employs over 1,900 employees, 150 volunteers, and 329 physicians/allied health professionals. KRMC is the largest provider of health and wellness services in northwestern Arizona. It is home to an advanced imaging center, cancer center, cardiovascular center, rehabilitation and balance center, wound care center, sleep disorders center, acute rehabilitation specialty hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, hospice home, and beautiful wellness center. KRMC is also a teaching hospital offering residencies in emergency medicine and family medicine and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital received the Arizona Innovation Award for its efforts to proactively enhance healthcare in a rural community. The hospital’s vision is to provide the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance. ​

 

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