SIOUX CITY -- Mercy Medical Center – Sioux City and Hy-Vee Inc. announced Mercy Express Care is set to open in late fall at the Hy-Vee store located at the Marketplace Shopping Center, 2827 Hamilton Blvd.
Mercy Clinics Express Care providers can diagnose and treat illnesses such as influenza, strep/sore throat, sinus infection, bronchitis, diarrhea, urinary tract infection and skin infections/rashes. Basic health screenings for diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol and tuberculosis are available as well as vaccines for pertussis, tetanus and pneumonia.
The clinic is staffed by an advanced practice provider who sees patients ages 18 months and older on a walk-in basis.
Providers are qualified to write prescriptions, if needed, and always provide patients with information and next steps for seeking additional medical care. Illnesses requiring more advanced and focused treatment are referred to a primary care physician for evaluation and follow-up.