State-of-the-Art Urgent Care Clinic to Open in Effingham, IL

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( — March 5, 2014) Effingham, Illinois — Paul Toofan, M.D. of Chicago, IL. announced March 5, 2014 the opening of a new urgent care facility to serve Effingham, IL and surrounding communities.


Effingham Express Care is set to open its doors on April 21, 2014 to provide Effingham residents an affordable, high quality alternative to visits to the emergency room for urgent medical needs.  However, attending to immediate medical needs isn’t the end of the list of services to be offered.


The spacious clinic will also offer on-site prescriptions, diagnostic, and laboratory services as well as state-of-the-art electronic medical records. This will mean clearer patient instructions, faster claims processing, and less paperwork for everyone.


Effingham Express Care will also work directly with businesses to develop customized plans with protocols for communication of health related information, handling of all testing, and treatment of work-related injuries. A sample of these services includes: non-life threatening illnesses, laceration repair, minor burn treatment, foreign body removal, fractures, sprains and strains, X-ray, ECG, pulmonary function testing, visual acuity, color vision exams, TB skin tests, urinalysis, physical exams, school exams, and pre-employment exams, as well as substance testing.


The high-tech 3300 square-foot clinic 1001 Avenue of Mid-America Suite 4, Effingham, Illinois 62401 will be open Monday through Friday 9am – 7pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am – 6pm. 


“We are really excited about providing a full service medical clinic to the community of Effingham.  The area really needs it and we are here to offer medical services at the highest of standards,” says Dr. Toofan. “I have personally selected every physician assistant, radiology technician, and administrative staff member, and they are ready to serve the employees, families, and individuals of Effingham with excellence!”


About Effingham Express Care

Effingham Express Care is an urgent care started in order to provide Effingham and it’s surrounding communities with high quality health care in a nurturing and efficient environment.


They pride themselves in helping their patients avoid the long wait times and high costs associated with emergency room visits. As part of their comprehensive care, they offer an on-site laboratory, digital X-ray and common prescription medications.

Effingham Express Care

1001 Avenue of Mid-America, Suite 4
Effingham, Illinois 62401