Radiology Technologist Connie Smith stands at the newly installed X-ray machine at Geisinger ConvenientCare Lewistown. The walk-in clinic recently underwent renovations to include space for the X-ray machine.
The Geisinger ConvenientCare near Lewistown is making walk-in care easier by expanding its offerings to include X-ray imaging services.
Located at 224 N. Logan Blvd. in the Greater Lewistown Plaza, Geisinger ConvenientCare Lewistown recently underwent renovations to make room for X-ray imaging equipment. This makes it easier to get checked for possible broken bones and dislocations.
“Being able to provide X-ray services at ConvenientCare helps our neighbors get the right level of care in the most appropriate setting,” said Richard Martin, M.D., medical director for Geisinger ConvenientCare. “We make getting care close to home easier by taking care of injuries and illnesses that need to be seen quicker than you can visit your primary care doctor, but don’t that require a visit to the emergency room.”
Beside injuries that need an X-ray, Geisinger ConvenientCare is the best place to go for minor health issues that can be resolved in a single visit. These include cold and flu symptoms, allergies, earaches, tick removal, sprains and minor cuts. Staffed by advanced practitioners, the walk-in clinic provides care for anyone age 1 and older.
Geisinger ConvenientCare Lewistown is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can visit geisinger.org/urgent to check wait times at ConvenientCare locations and use the online check-in to hold your place in line to be seen. To learn more about Geisinger ConvenientCare, visit geisinger.org/urgentcare. The clinics accept most major insurance plans and offer reasonable copays.
For more stories of interest to Mifflin and Juniata Countians, click here.