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September 12, 2012 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Brookfield, Conn. — In response to help the victims of the tragic house explosion in New Milford, CT August 29, Urgent Care of Connecticut has donated $200.00 each to the Fratino and Wilkinson family support funds. The Wilkinson family house on Sunny Valley Road exploded when John Wilkinson and neighbor Anthony Fratino were investigating a suspected propane leak. Mr. Fratino was killed and Mr. Wilkinson and Fratino’s nine-year-old son Nick were severely burned and injured in the blast. Both remain hospitalized. Urgent Care of Connecticut’s Brookfield location neighbors New Milford and there is an overlap of both employees and patients who know the families.
“The Fratino and Wilkinson families have suffered immeasurable loss,” said Urgent Care of Connecticut’s Chief Operating Officer Linda Rohatsch, who was raised in Sherman along with the Wilkinson family. “These families need a lot of love and ongoing support during this sad and difficult time. We are reaching out to do what we can to help them.”
To help the families, checks can be made payable to the “Fratino Family Support Fund” and the “Wilkinson Family Support Fund,” and mailed to: Community Credit Union of New Milford, 145 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT 06776.

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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.

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atager@physicianoneurgentcare.com
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