Blythewood Urgent Care closing its doors
Blythewood Urgent Care will close Friday, with emergency medicine physician Dr. Michael Lawhead moving to Parkridge Urgent Care.
The two facilities are part of the Palmetto Health family. Blythewood Urgent Care, at 738 University Village Drive, has notified patients of its closing, according to Palmetto Health. Patients who wish to follow Lawhead to his new position will have to drive across town to the new Parkridge Urgent Care in the Irmo area at 100 Palmetto Health Parkway.
Parkridge will be the only urgent care facility run by Palmetto Health, though there are plenty of other urgent care facilities in the area – including three MEDcare centers, six Lexington Medical Center facilities and 12 Doctors Care facilities in Lexington, Kershaw and Richland counties.
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