Physicians Immediate Care Acquires Now Care in Dixon, IL

(DIXON, IL) – Physicians Immediate Care and KSB Hospital have announced the acquisition of the Now Care facility in Dixon, IL.

Now Care’s Dixon location will be closing their doors on Sunday, September 24, 2017, and current patients & clients will be directed to Physicians Immediate Care’s existing clinic, affiliated with KSB Hospital and located just down the street in Dixon, IL.

Physicians Immediate Care’s clinic is located at 1672 S. Galena Ave., and has been operating since July 28, 2014. The clinic is open seven days a week with patient-friendly hours. This location is fully equipped with X-ray capability, lab testing and six exam rooms – including a trauma room & pediatric room, and one drug screen room – for treating non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses.

The clinic also offers occupational medicine services to employers for treatment of work-related injuries, drug and alcohol testing and a variety of work-related physical examinations.

“Our Dixon immediate care center allows us to provide convenient medical care that is a cost-effective alternative to the ER for non-life-threatening emergencies.” said Dave Schreiner, President, and CEO of KSB Hospital.

“We welcome Now Care patients to our state-of-the-art Dixon location. You will be greeted by our dedicated team members who are committed to providing remarkable care you can count on,” said Stan Blaylock, CEO of Physicians Immediate Care. “You will also see some familiar Now Care faces that we are very pleased to have joined our team.”

Under the agreement, Physicians Immediate Care will take over assets from the Dixon Now Care clinic and be available for patients seven days a week continuing to provide convenient, affordable healthcare to the Dixon community.

About KSB

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital is a hospital in Dixon, Illinois. KSB Hospital is an 80-bed acute care facility providing comprehensive ancillary services, including emergency medicine, obstetrics, inpatient psychiatry, a cardiovascular laboratory, outpatient surgery, inpatient surgery, and intensive care, among others. The mission of KSB is to restore, maintain, and enhance health by providing superior care now and in the future.

For more information about KSB Hospital, visit https://www.ksbhospital.com/

About Physicians Immediate Care

Physicians Immediate Care, also known as Physicians Urgent Care, is a Midwest leader in urgent care and occupational health. For more than 30 years, it has provided affordable, convenient medical care to more than one million patients. The company is dedicated to building healthy communities by providing remarkable care you can count on, when and where you need it. It has a network of more than 40 clinics, each fully equipped to provide X-rays, lab testing, medical exams, minor procedures and treatments for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries.

For locations and services, go to www.visitphysicians.com.