A groundbreaking ceremony in Oregon City will launch the construction of the fifth AFC Urgent Care Clinic in the metro area.
Mayor Dan Holladay is expected to speak at the 11 a.m. event Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 397 Warner Milne Road, at the intersection of Molalla Avenue. Other ceremony participants will include Joseph Hughes Construction President Joseph Hughes, AFC Managing Partner Guru Sankar, and M Hashem Limited Partnership President Mike Hashem.
AFC's new clinic will be open seven days a week, accept dozens of insurance plans and have twice the exam room capacity of a typical Portland-area AFC clinic, said Dan Reese, AFC director of sales and marketing.
"The clinic will also serve a broad base of occupational health services to local businesses in the area, like pre-employment physicals, drug screens and worker injury claims," Reese said.
Holladay said he is proud to have AFC opening a clinic in Oregon City.
"The Oregon City Commission has a goal to enhance the livability of the community, we believe having options for health care helps attract new residents, provides job opportunities and offers a high quality of life in Oregon City," he said.
Designed by Stewart Gordan Straus Architects and to be built by Joseph Hughes Construction, the estimated $1.2 million, 3,386-square-foot, modern, wood-frame clinic is targeted for a July 2019 opening.
AFC clinics are open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. during the week and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on weekends, with no appointments necessary. Visit AFCUrgentCarePortland.com for more information.
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