OHSU Tuality Healthcare to Open Urgent Care Clinic in Forest Grove on July 1
At midnight on July 1, OHSU Tuality Healthcare’s Forest Grove Emergency Department will begin its transition to an Urgent Care clinic. The new Urgent Care clinic will then open at 8 a.m. that morning, and will continue to operate seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
OHSU Tuality Healthcare leadership has been working to meet with community members and key leaders to imagine the future of health care services in Forest Grove, and in the process identified a need for an Urgent Care facility to serve Forest Grove and surrounding cities. The new clinic is the first step in the organization’s vision to better serve the Forest Grove community by providing a more appropriate level of care, easier access and shorter wait times. The move to an Urgent Care structure also offers the additional benefit of more cost-effective care and improved insurance coverage for many patients.
Patients in need of infusion on weekdays will be served at Tuality’s enhanced infusion center at the Tuality 8th Avenue Medical Plaza on the Hillsboro campus. On Saturdays and Sundays, infusion services will be offered at Tuality Community Hospital. The other publicly available services provided at the Forest Grove location will remain on-site, including laboratory services for outside physician lab draw orders and general X-ray for outside physician X-ray orders. Laboratory services will be available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The OHSU Tuality Healthcare Urgent Care Clinic in Forest Grove will be located at 1809 Maple St., Forest Grove, OR 97116. The phone number will be 503-359-6180.
About OHSU Tuality Healthcare
OHSU Tuality Healthcare is a leading health care provider in Washington County, serving a market area of 350,000 and growing. Tuality is a nonprofit, community-based organization with hospitals in Hillsboro and Forest Grove, and numerous physician and outpatient clinics. Tuality has a medical staff of 300 doctors and other health care professionals, and is one of the region’s largest employers with a staff of over 1,200. For more information, please visit www.tuality.org or www.facebook.com/Tuality.