Urgent Care Opens Temporary Location After Tornado

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Urgent Care Opens Temporary Location After Tornado

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – After their Springfield office was destroyed in December’s tornado, Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care has opened a temporary clinic.

The new office structure is located at 2006 Memorial Blvd. between Burger King and Hardees. (MAP) This will serve as a temporary office after the previous location was destroyed in the December 9, 2023 tornado.

“We look forward to seeing our existing patients and welcoming new ones! We’ve missed you and are grateful for your patience and support during this challenging time,” said Dr. Matt Browning, Chief Medical Officer and MD at Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care in Springfield.

When an illness or unexpected injury arises, Ascension Saint Thomas’ 18 urgent care locations in Middle Tennessee offer urgent care, family care, and occupational health services seven days a week with extended hours including weekends to accommodate patients’ busy schedules. The Urgent Care Association of America accredits all Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care centers.

For added convenience, walk-ins are welcome, or patients can plan a same or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot®, or reserve a virtual visit.

The temporary location will have the same hours as previously: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Most insurance plans, including TRICARE and VA, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as cash and credit cards, are accepted.


Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care is a joint venture with Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. With 18 locations in middle Tennessee, the centers offer a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care – seven days a week. In addition to walk-ins, patients can plan a same- or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot® or schedule a virtual visit. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate care. In Tennessee, Ascension Saint Thomas operates 10 hospital campuses, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area. Nashville-based Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at more than 89 locations under eight brands. For more information, visit ASTurgentcare.com.


Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Browning has been caring for patients in Springfield and Robertson County for more than 20 years and has been recognized numerous times as one of the best family physicians in the area. Dr. Browning also serves as Chief Medical Officer for Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers.


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