May 10, 2013


JUPITER, Fla. – On Wednesday, May 15, Jupiter Medical Center will be opening an Urgent Care Center in the Abacoa Shopping Center on the corner of Military Trail and Donald Ross Road in Jupiter. The Urgent Care Center will offer fast and affordable walk-in service for adults and children seven days a week.

“The Urgent Care Center is just another example of how we at Jupiter Medical Center are fulfilling our mission of caring for the community’s health and wellness by offering convenient medical services, seven days a week,” said John D. Couris, President & CEO of Jupiter Medical Center. “Our new Urgent Care Center is an affordable alternative for non-emergency health issues.”

Jupiter Medical Center’s Urgent Care Center will offer non-emergent healthcare services as well as worker’s compensation injury treatment, lab services, digital x-ray, flu shots, school physicals, EKGs, physical therapy and fast track services to Jupiter Medical Center’s Emergency Room, advanced radiology services or physician specialists. David S. Gibbons, DO, Family Medicine, will serve as the Medical Director of the Urgent Care Center where he will oversee both the urgent care and occupational medicine initiatives from a clinical perspective.

The Urgent Care Center is located at 5340 Military Trail, Suite 64, and will be open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about Jupiter Medical Center’s Urgent Care Center, visit www.jupitermed.com/urgentcare or call (561) 263-7010.

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.