MedStar Health Opens Urgent Care Center in Capitol Hill

MedStar Health, the largest healthcare provider in Maryland, and the Washington, D.C., region is opening its seventh MedStar PromptCare urgent care center, a 4,000- square-foot facility at 228 7th St, Southeast, in Washington, D.C.

February 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. February 24, 2014 – MedStar Health, the largest healthcare provider in Maryland, and the Washington, D.C., region is opening its seventh MedStar PromptCare urgent care center, a 4,000- square-foot facility at 228 7th St, Southeast, in Washington, D.C. The center’s operating hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekends. The center is staffed by emergency and family medicine specialists, who can care for injuries and illnesses that are not life threatening.

“We are very pleased to bring our urgent care services to this community,” said Bob Gilbert, president of MedStar Ambulatory Services, “This new facility is another demonstration of our commitment to delivering quality healthcare services close to where people live and work. We will continue to assess where there is a need for this type of care and make it accessible to residents in Washington, D.C.”

MedStar PromptCare provides convenient access to medical care for all ages with day, evening, and weekend hours. Physicians are always on site.

MedStar PromptCare services include:

Treatment for injuries and illnesses that are not life threatening, such as:

  • Colds, coughs
  • Fevers
  • Stomach aches
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Sprains, strains
  • Broken bones
  • Sutures for cuts and wounds
  • Neck and back pain
  • Bug bites and skin rashes
  • Physicals (sports, camp, pre-employment, pre-operative)
  • Flu shots (seasonal)
  • Concussion evaluations
  • X-ray services
  • Laboratory services
  • Pharmacy services

Individuals experiencing life-threatening symptoms should call 911 immediately. As part of the MedStar Health system of care, the center is connected to MedStar’s electronic health record (EHR), which means doctors can access a patient’s current health information from any other hospital or physician office that is on the MedStar EHR.

MedStar PromptCare is located on 7th Street Southeast, between Pennsylvania Ave and North Carolina Ave. Visit MedStarPromptCare.org/CapHill for more information. Appointments are not necessary, but you may schedule ahead by calling 202-698-0795.

For more information about other MedStar PromptCare locations, please visit MedStarPromptCare.org.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a 926-bed, major teaching and research hospital. It is the largest private, not-for-profit hospital in the nation’s capital, among the 50 largest hospitals in the nation and a major referral center for the most complex tertiary services. It consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals as recognized by U.S.News & World Report. The Hospital Center is a respected top facility in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, women’s services, nephrology, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology. It operates MedSTAR, one of the country’s top shock-trauma and medevac programs, and also operates the region’s only adult burn center.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a 926-bed, major teaching and research hospital. It is the largest private, not-for-profit hospital in the nation’s capital, among the 50 largest hospitals in the nation and a major referral center for the most complex tertiary services. It consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals as recognized by U.S.News & World Report. The Hospital Center is a respected top facility in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, women’s services, nephrology, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology. It operates MedSTAR, one of the country’s top shock-trauma and medevac programs, and also operates the region’s only adult burn center.

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