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Centra Care Joins The Growing Number Of Area Health Care Facilities

os logoFlorida Hospital recently announced plans for a 5,000 sq.ft. urgent care facility to be located at 10222 Bloomingdale Ave. in front of the Target shopping center just east of U.S. Hwy. 301. Construction is underway and the Centra Care center is slated to open this fall.

Florida Hospital’s Centra Care has more than a dozen locations throughout the state and this will be the second one in the Tampa Bay area. The other is located in Wesley Chapel.

Services at Centra Care are available for urgent, non-life-threating conditions for adults and children older than six months. Family medicine, orthopedic and pediatric services are available. At Centra Care, there is an on-site laboratory, X-ray, EKG and other services. The Brandon location also will provide corporate services such as employee physicals, treatment of work-related injuries and drug testing for both public and private employers. Hospital-affiliated, board-certified doctors provide care six days a week without an appointment. [Read full story]