Fall River Rural Health Clinic
Fall River Rural Health Clinic is your source for family medicine in Fall River and surrounding Counties. Our family medicine healthcare team is built upon a strong foundation with facility goals of providing patient-centered care, utilization of progressive medical technology and up-to-date staff training.
Our team is comprised of highly trained staff that are ready to assist you along your healthcare journey.
Board Certified Physicians
Board Certified Nurse Practitioners
Licensed Practical Nurses
Certified Medical Assistants
We are proud to provide the following services through our Rural Health Clinic:
Primary Care Provider Healthcare Management
Same day appointments available 5 days a week
Minor surgical procedures
Chronic illness educational opportunities
Visiting Specialty Clinics
- General Surgery
Primary Care Provider
Establishing with one of our Providers as your "Primary Care Provider" or "PCP" will enhance your overall healthcare experience. Our staff is available to assist you through this process.
There are multiple benefits of having your healthcare managed by one primary provider.
Establish a health baseline that is focused on you and your family
Identify personalized risk factors and a medical plan to address them
Coordination with specialists when medically indicated
Detection of potential healthcare concerns before they turn serious
Individualized management of chronic illnesses
Personalized education that is relevant to you and your family
Care provided to all family members with specific goals
Same-day appointment availability to manage unplanned healthcare needs
In addition to Primary Care Provider appointments, FRHS Rural Health Clinic is proud to offer same-day services to our community members.
Monday thru Friday, our Primary Care Providers will have a limited number of same-day appointments available to help meet those unplanned needs. Patients will be seen by their Primary Care Provider through same-day appointment availability. If your PCP is unavailable, booking an appointment on another day with your PCP, if medically appropriate, will be offered.
During the workweek, we suggest that patients call the clinic as soon as they have determined a medical need. This step will decrease wait times and increase the opportunity to see your Primary Care Provider.
Same-day appointments are designed for those unplanned medical needs. These services are to meet immediate needs that don't necessarily require follow-up or long-term management. Examples of such medical needs:
1. Sprains and strains
2. Coughs, colds, sore throat, fever
3. Urinary Tract Infections
4. Simple cuts or puncture wounds
5. Symptoms of the Flu
6. Sport injuries
7. Minor skin, eye, or ear irritations or infections
To ensure adequate time is scheduled to address your long-standing medical needs, scheduling appointments with your Primary Care Provider is essential.
Medical needs that are not appropriate for same-day appointments are as follows:
1. Issues related to chronic illnesses
2. Pain management initiation, maintenance or medication refills
3. Sleep apnea or sleep disorders
4. Annual visits of any type
5. Establishing care with a Primary Care Provider
Fall River Health Services Rural Health Clinic is committed to providing high quality, primary medical care for your entire family.
Rural Health Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
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