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Riverside Immediate Care to Open in Watseka

Immediate care available seven days a week with extended hours

KANKAKEE, IL (January 2, 2018) - Illnesses are never planned, but great care when and where you need it has never been more convenient. On January 15, the newest Immediate Care will open in Watseka and will be located at 1490 East Walnut Street, Suite A in the Riverside Healthcare Watseka Campus.

For immediate care on a walk-in basis, Riverside provides treatment for minor injuries including colds and flu, earaches, rashes, sore throats, physicals, sprains and more. Open seven days a week with extended hours, seeing patients 18 months and older. 

Riverside Immediate Care in Watseka will be open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Holiday hours will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and closed Christmas Day and Easter.


Join us for our grand opening and ribbon cutting on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. Step out of the cold and enjoy some hot cocoa and goodies, plus take a tour of the facility and meet the providers, Sarah Allen, FNP-C and Brittani Seagren, FNP-C.

Allen completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL and her Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL. Allen is actively involved in the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing, the Illinois Emergency Nurses Association and the American Nurse Association. With a background in emergency care, Allen has a Trauma Nurse Core certification and she is certified as an Emergency Communication RN.

Seagren, graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner from Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, NE. She is a member of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses and a Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honorary. She is certified in pain management nursing and certified by the AgeWISE Nurse Residency Program.

For a list of additional locations, directions, current wait times, services and hours of operation, download the free Immediate Care app today. With the app, you can quickly find the closest Riverside Immediate Care, even when you're on-the-go. Available for iPhone and Android devices. 

For injuries, for illnesses, for everyone - Riverside Immediate Care, visit riversidehealthcare.org to learn more.


About Riverside Healthcare

Riverside Medical Center is located in Kankakee, Illinois, and is part of Riverside Healthcare, a fully-integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout five Illinois counties including Kankakee, Iroquois, Livingston, Will, Grundy and parts of Western Indiana. Riverside Medical Center is a 312-bed Level II Trauma hospital that provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care. Offering award-winning programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery, orthopedics and a reputation for nursing excellence has placed Riverside as a leader nationally and locally. Riverside is the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital and ranks among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. The healthcare system has earned Truven Health's Top 100 Hospitals award eight times and is a multi-year recipient of Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award. Riverside Medical Group includes more than 140 primary and specialty care providers that deliver care at sites throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.