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Doctors Express Urgent Care Hosts Grand Opening VIP Reception In West Hartford

Industry: Medical

Mayor Scott Slifka and Over 150 West Hartford Business Leaders Welcome New Urgent Care Center at Gala Event

West Hartford, CT (PRUnderground) July 8th, 2014

Doctors Express Urgent Care Owners Tom Kelly, Ron Krippner and Dr. Thomas Brown officially opened their second Connecticut location with a Grand Opening VIP reception and ribbon cutting ceremony in West Hartford on June 19.  Afterwards, West Hartford Mayor Scott Slifka, members of the West Hartford Town Council and Chamber of Commerce, and over 150 healthcare professionals and business leaders, enjoyed an elegant reception with gourmet refreshments provided by Café Louise.

Watch the festivities here

“We have had a fantastic time meeting people from all facets of the West Hartford culture and community as we have a very local focus with plans to partner with vendors, consultants and medical professionals in town,” said Kelly. “Our goal is to make a positive contribution to the region and to the future of Connecticut’s healthcare landscape. Our entire staff embraces our mission to create the best care experience that our patients have ever had.”

Medical Director Dr. Tom Brown, a West Hartford resident, conducted tours of  walk in clinic at 1030 Boulevard that provides convenient, superior treatment for injuries and illnesses at a lower-cost than a hospital emergency room.

“I am thrilled to be treating people in my home town and the surrounding area,” said Dr. Brown. “Our state-of-the-art equipment and lab provides fast and accurate testing to help us offer quality care in under an hour. And the kids will love seeing a flat screen T.V. in every exam room!”

The state of the art facility has its own on-site laboratory, pharmacy and digital x-ray equipment enabling doctors to diagnose and treat illnesses, dispense medication and set broken bones, all under one roof.  Additional services includes all typical urgent care services: pre-employment exams, drug testing, breath alcohol tests, sports and school physicals, DOT physicals, pre-surgical physicals and vaccinations, including travel vaccinations. Urgent Care West Hartford, CT will accept most insurance’s including Medicaid and Medicare, the state ACA exchange plans as well as cash and credit cards for self pay patients.

The urgent care center also reaches out to the community to bring additional value and engage them on social media on Twitter, Facebook  and with their ‘Doctors Express Medical Minute’ You Tube videos: short seasonal and targeted medical tips, such as What to Do If Your Child Gets Stung By a Bee


About Doctors Express West Hartford

AFC/Doctors Express provides treatment for acute illness, trauma (including minor surgical procedures) and has on-site laboratory and digital x-ray service as well as medication dispensing. Pre-employment physicals, DOT exams, drug screening and treatment of work related injuries are also available to local employers. Doctors Express Urgent Care is located at 2 Main Street in Danbury and 1030 Boulevard in West Hartford. The center is open Monday-Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am-5pm. Visit, their Facebook page, or call (860) 986-6440 for more information.

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