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Press Release SamCare Mobile Medical Opens Near Brownsville and Halsey

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As part of ongoing efforts to increase access to health care in the region, Samaritan Health Services is pleased to announce the opening of the first SamCare Mobile Medical facility on Monday, July 18. Located just off I-5 exit 216 at Pioneer Villa Truck Plaza, SamCare Mobile Medical offers convenient walk-in care for people who live, work or travel in the mid-Willamette Valley. Also on-site, Samaritan Occupational Medicine – Brownsville offers a variety of occupational medicine services for health care and testing needed for employment. 

The facility will serve the general public as well as professional truck drivers. Housed in a large mobile trailer, it features two exam rooms, a laboratory and X-ray, as well as a waiting area and restroom. It is just the first of several planned SamCare facilities.

“Samaritan strives to provide a full spectrum of health care services to a large and diverse population in our three-county area,” said Samaritan President and CEO Larry Mullins, DHA. “Mobile medical facilities like SamCare will allow us to reach even more people who can benefit from our services. I am proud of the many fellow Samaritans who helped make this idea a reality and look forward to opening more of these facilities to bring convenient, accessible health care to residents and visitors of our communities.”

Local residents, truck drivers and others traveling through can use the mobile clinic for urgent care for illness or injury such as, but not limited to: 
Sore throat
Ear infection/pain
Minor cuts/abrasions
Minor burns
Muscle strains
Cold or flu symptoms
Sports physicals

Occupational medicine services will include:
Department of Transportation physicals (Tuesdays only)
Pre-employment and post-accident drug screenings
Breath alcohol tests
Laboratory and X-ray services
Vaccinations for work 
And much more!

The mobile medical clinic is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Occupational medicine services are offered weekdays from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 541-451-7873. Learn more about walk-in care services at samhealth.org/SamCare, and explore occupational medicine services at samhealth.org/Occupational Medicine.