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PhysicianOne Urgent Care is hosting an essay contest to support educators in 14 communities throughout Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts
BROOKFIELD, CT., AUGUST 22, 2016 — As summer winds down, parents, children, and teachers are preparing for a new school year. PhysicianOne Urgent Care is preparing, too. The physician founded urgent care organization supports local families 365-days per year by offering quality walk-in urgent care for all ages. This September, they’re offering even greater support for local communities, by donating $1,400 in gift cards towards classroom supplies for local teachers.
PhysicianOne Urgent Care, which provides walk-in medical care for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries in 14 communities throughout Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts, recently launched an essay contest for K-12 teachers at public and private schools in all 14 communities. Teachers are asked to answer one question: How do you keep your classroom healthy? It’s as simple as that.
“We are proud to be a part of so many great communities across Connecticut, and now Somers, NY and Chestnut Hill, MA, and are thrilled to be able to give back to those communities while also providing a platform for local teachers to share creative ideas for promoting healthy classroom habits,” said Andrea Tager, Director of Marketing for PhysicianOne Urgent Care.
“Our experienced providers are here to treat patients every day of the year for illnesses and injuries, from the common cold to broken bones, and to provide medical services beyond urgent care, including sports physicals and flu shots,” said Dr. Jeannie Kenkare, PhysicianOne Urgent Care co-founder and Chief Medical Officer. “As we’ve grown from one center in Southbury, Connecticut to double-digit locations across three states, we are proud to be able to continue to support and give back to our communities.”
Local teachers can learn more about the essay contest and enter for a chance to win here:

About PhysicianOne Urgent Care

PhysicianOne Urgent Care provides quality, easily-accessible, walk-in medical care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. All locations are open 365 days per year; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends and holidays. Experienced providers are on-site at all times. X-ray and lab services are available on-site. Insurance is accepted; self-pay options are also available.
Founded in 2008, PhysicianOne Urgent Care, the original Urgent Care of Connecticut, was the first in the market to be accredited and certified by the Urgent Care Association of America.
PhysicianOne Urgent Care is a cost-effective alternative to the Emergency Room as well as a convenient alternative to primary care physicians during off or peak hours.
For more information, including a list of services, locations, insurances accepted, career opportunities, and more, or to view current wait times and check-in, please visit www.PhysicianOneUrgentCare.com.


Andrea Tager
Director of Marketing
PhysicianOne Urgent Care

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