New same-day, express care location

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Mount Nittany Health ExpressCARE Opening Spring 2024

Mount Nittany Health ExpressCARE, soon to be located in the Hills Plaza in State College, PA on South Atherton Street,
will offer same-day patient visits with no appointment needed. The 2,400 sq. ft. location will be open seven days a week
and available to everyone in the community, not just Mount Nittany Health patients. ExpressCARE is perfect for patients
without a primary care provider or for appointments outside of your provider’s regular office hours. 



ExpressCARE or Emergency Department?

If you’re unsure if you should go to ExpressCARE or the Emergency Department, the chart below can be used as a guideline:

Mount Nittany Health
Mount Nittany Medical Center
Emergency Department

Mount Nittany Health ExpressCARE, open 7 days a week, will not require appointments and can treat minor health issues including:

  • Coughs, colds, and flu
  • Sore throats
  • Ear problems
  • Urinary discomfort
  • Minor skin conditions
  • Minor injuries
  • Driver’s license and sports physicals

The Mount Nittany Medical Center Emergency Department, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, can help with serious and life-threatening problems such as:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Broken bones
  • Choking
  • Severe burns
  • Poison or drug overdose
  • Sudden blindness/vision change




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