BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU Health Baton Rouge will open an urgent care clinic in Mid City on Dec. 15.
The clinic will be located at 1401 N. Foster Drive in Baton Rouge. It will open seven days a week and patients will not need an appointment, similar to the existing LSU urgent care clinic in North Baton Rouge.
"We want to make sure everyone in the community has timely and affordable access to care. The LSU Health Baton Rouge urgent care clinic on Airline Highway has made a big difference in this effort in just 18 months and we think we can replicate that success with this new location," said Laura Davis, LSU Health Baton Rouge Administrator.
Urgent care centers are staffed and equipped to cost-efficiently treat a wide variety of minor conditions and injuries, including eye or ear infections, sprains or strains, possible broken bones, flu or fever, or minor burns. These common ailments often drive emergency room visits, but can be more conveniently and quickly treated in an urgent care setting.