ZipMed now provides urgent care services to veterans

From Local Sources

JASPER — ZipMed Urgent Care — formerly Medical of Dubois — in Jasper has been qualified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as the first local facility to provide urgent care services to area veterans.

Veterans with non-life-threatening health needs may be seen and treated at the ZipMed Urgent Care location in Jasper at any time without an appointment and without a copay, seven days a week.

This new benefit for veterans is pursuant to the MISSION Act passed in June, which creates a partnership between the VA and participating private clinics.

According to a ZipMed press release, veterans needing urgent care will no longer need to make a lengthy drive to a regional VA medical clinic, will no longer need to make an appointment and will no longer need to have a lengthy wait to get the care they deserve.

Located at 695 Third Avenue, Jasper, ZipMed Urgent Care is currently the only VA-approved urgent care in a 30-mile radius.

Dr. Thomas Field and his staff at ZipMed Urgent Care have been serving the urgent care needs of Southern Indiana for more than 20 years with the familiar slogan of “Get in, get out, get well!”

The Loogootee location of ZipMed Urgent Care — formerly Urgent Care of Martin County — will likely also be participating in the VA program in the near future, but its participation remains pending as of the time of this release.

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