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Oswego Health’s Fulton Urgent Care Services Mark Fifth Year This Month

Oswego Health is celebrating its fifth anniversary of introducing urgent care services to the Fulton community.

The Oswego Health facility, now known as the Fulton Medical Center, has provided urgent care services to more than 116,000 individuals since its opening in late April 2009.

Dr. Martin Weitzel, medical director of Oswego Health’s urgent care center, is pictured with a patient at the healthcare facility, which is celebrating its fifth year.
Dr. Martin Weitzel, medical director of Oswego Health’s urgent care center, is pictured with a patient at the healthcare facility, which is celebrating its fifth year.

The urgent care center located at 510 S. Fourth St., which always has a board-certified physician on site, is conveniently open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. including weekends and holidays.

At the urgent care center, minor illness and injuries can be treated, including respiratory ailments, cuts or wounds that may require stitches, sprains, strains or deep bruises, mild to moderate asthma attacks, ear infections, sore throats insect bites and rashes, among others.

The adjacent Fulton Medical Center, officially opened two years ago, offering medical imaging, laboratory, occupational and physical therapy departments, that are technologically advanced, patient comfortable and attractive.

Among the medical imaging services offered at the Fulton Medical Center are Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, DEXA scans, Fluoroscopy and general X-rays.

This department also features a separate and more private area for those needing digital mammography, bone density or ultrasound screenings.

The imaging department has the electronic capacity to take a patient image in real time and make it immediately available for the radiologist to read.

The images can also be sent to a physician’s office or Oswego Hospital emergency room through the Picture Archiving Communications System.

For community members needing blood work, the FMC offers a three-station lab draw area for quick and convenient testing.

The physical therapy suite is located off the Park Street entrance and offers physical, occupational and speech therapy.

A 1,300 square foot gym will be equipped with the latest in rehabilitation tools.