Yale New Haven Hospital opens Urgent Care in East Haven

5/5/2011 — Yale New Haven Hospital has opened an urgent care center on Route 80 at 317 Foxon Road in East Haven. Yale New Haven Hospital Urgent Care at Foxon offers treatment of non-life- threatening health conditions that require immediate medical attention.

Physicians Chander Devaraj, MD and JoDonna Scala, MD with board certifications in family practice and emergency medicine, will provide prompt treatment of injuries, illnesses, and medical conditions. Follow up care will be arranged with the patients' primary physician or specialist if necessary.

YNHH Urgent Care at Foxon is open 7 days per week including most holidays and no appointment is necessary. Radiology and blood draw services are conveniently located on-site.

Initial opening hours May 2- May 13: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. After May 16: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - noon.

For more information, patients can call 203.466.5600.

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. www.ynhh.org