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Urgent Care Services

Visit Thomas Health Urgent Care in Nitro when you or a family member needs same-day treatment for these minor illnesses and injuries:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Animal or insect bites
  • Bladder / Urinary tract infection
  • Breathing discomfort, such as moderate asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Cuts and bleeding that may require stitches
  • Ear infection
  • Fever, flu, cold or COVID symptoms
  • Minor back pain
  • Minor burns
  • Nausea
  • Pink Eye
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains
  • Suspected broken bones
  • Vomiting or diarrhea

For those times when a minor illness or injury strikes, and you need to see a medical provider today, Thomas Health’s Urgent Care team in Nitro is available to provide care without an appointment.

Thomas Health Urgent Care in Nitro offers an alternative to long waits often associated with an emergency room visit. Urgent Care service usually costs less than the ER, too.

You may also call one of Thomas Health’s conveniently located Primary Care Centers Monday through Friday. While the providers at our Primary Care Centers prefer to see patients by appointment, same-day appointments will be accommodated when scheduling permits.

Thomas Health Urgent Care in Nitro

6A Bank Street | Nitro, WV 25143 | (304) 306-3058
Hours of Operation | Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 5 PM | Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM

Emergency Services

The Emergency Department at Thomas Memorial Hospital is equipped to handle serious and/or life-threatening conditions such as the following. The Emergency Department at Saint Francis Hospital will be opening soon to provide a second option for ER care within the Thomas Health network.

  • Allergic reactions
  • Bleeding that cannot be stopped
  • Deep wound
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Drug overdoses
  • Electric shock
  • Head trauma with fainting or confusion
  • High fevers or rash
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Pain in the arm or jaw
  • Paralysis
  • Poisoning
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe burns
  • Severe chest pain or pressure
  • Severe fractures
  • Severe head or eye injuries
  • Stroke / Suddenly weak or drooping to one side of the body
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Suddenly not able to speak, see, walk or move
  • Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath

Time is of the essence. Sometimes, you can’t wait another 20 minutes or drive another 10-15 miles on the interstate. When you or a loved one needs immediate emergency treatment, the board-certified physicians, specially-trained nurses and staff at Thomas Health stand ready to come to your aid – no matter the severity of your illness or injury.

Emergency Department at Thomas Memorial Hospital

4605 MacCorkle Ave., SW | South Charleston, WV 25309 | (304) 766-3601
Hours of Operation | Always Open

Whether you’re experiencing heart issues, trouble breathing, a sprain or fracture, or severe flu symptoms, as a Level 4 Trauma Center, the 24-bed Emergency Department at Thomas Memorial Hospital can be your first point of contact to the full spectrum of services that Thomas Health provides. In fact, the Emergency Department’s expertise contributes daily to Thomas Memorial Hospital’s recognition as one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention for three years in a row (2018-2020) and its Five-Star recognition for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for four years in a row (2017-2020). Physician specialists on call represent not only cardiology and pulmonary medicine, but a diversity of medical fields from family practice to general surgery, internal medicine, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics/gynecology, ophthalmology and neurology. Our wireless bedside registration program increases efficiency and convenience, enhancing patient privacy, reducing wait times, and speeding the processing of important patient chart information. Our Provider-in-Triage program assures that you will be evaluated within minutes. Upon discharge, we’ll send you home with detailed after-care instructions and follow-up referrals for continuity of care because we want you to know – Thomas Health will be here for you today – and tomorrow.

Emergency Department at Saint Francis Hospital

333 Laidley Street | Charleston, WV 25301
Hours of Operation | Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 9 PM

Thomas Health understands that needs in the community have expanded when it comes to emergency care. To alleviate the long wait times many are experiencing in area emergency waiting rooms, particularly during the afternoons and evenings when Emergency Department volumes are historically highest, Thomas Health is providing a new option for emergency care. Our Emergency Department at Saint Francis Hospital will open

early in 2022 for care and offer all the services you can expect from an ER – during the times when you need it most.

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