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Piedmont, Local Chamber Officials Hold Ribbon-Cutting for New Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet Location

Atlanta (May. 22, 2023) – Leaders from Piedmont, Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet and members of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 16 to celebrate the opening of a new Acworth location at 3345 Cobb Pkwy NW.

Having opened on April 14, 2023, this office marks the first location in Acworth, offering its services both early in the morning and late in the day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

With a wide range of services, including EKG and digital X-ray capabilities, Piedmont Urgent Care’s convenient clinics are an alternative for urgent health needs when emergency departments are overwhelmed and primary care providers are unavailable. Offering treatment for non-life-threatening illness and injury, the locations are available seven days a week, both in-person and virtually.

“Piedmont Urgent Care provides high-quality, convenient care close to home, which helps us better meet community and patient needs. Each new clinic allows us to expand our reach of care and service, so we are thrilled to announce this addition,” said Michelle Fisher, Piedmont’s President, Primary Care & Retail Services.

WellStreet Urgent Care’s providers are members of the Piedmont Clinic, which has over 3,000 physician members. Through this partnership, it is Piedmont Urgent Care’s mission is to ensure that patients feel valued and well-cared for. They offer best-in-class urgent care services throughout Georgia, starting with certified medical providers who specialize in urgent care medicine, clean, modern facilities, and convenient care options built specifically with patients in mind.

“We are elated to open our second clinic serving the Fayetteville community,” WellStreet CEO Lisa Mikkelsen said. “We lend support to primary care physicians and their patients by offering extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays when many offices are closed. Most importantly, we are committed to delivering uncompromising care to every individual who walks through our doors.”

Treatment for injuries, illnesses, cold, flu and more are all accessible at Piedmont Urgent Care. Individuals are invited to walk in, book ahead, or schedule a virtual visit to receive care when and where it is most convenient.


About Piedmont

Piedmont is empowering Georgians by changing health care. We continue to fuel Georgia’s growth through safe, high-quality care close to home – an integrated health care system that provides a hassle-free, unified experience. Every year, we have over 30 million visits to, more than 450,000 appointments scheduled online by patients and over 100,000 virtual visits. We are a private, not-for-profit organization that for centuries has lived up to our purpose to make a positive difference in every life we touch in the communities we serve. Today our organization is supported by a work force of more than 37,000 who care for 3.4 million patients across 1,600 locations and serving communities that comprise 80 percent of Georgia’s population. This includes 22 hospitals, including three inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 65 Piedmont Urgent Care centers, 25 QuickCare locations, 1,875 Piedmont Clinic physician practices and more than 3,000 Piedmont Clinic members. Piedmont has provided $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and community benefit programming to the communities we serve over the past five years. In 2022, Forbes ranked us No. 166 on its list of the Best Large Employers in the United States. In 2021, the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that rates hospitals on safety, awarded Piedmont more A grades than any system in Georgia.

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