Truckers who are
sick or injured have a tough task when it comes to finding an accessible
medical facility in an unfamiliar town. To meet that need, Health Express
Clinic has opened an office at Travel Centers of America in Wheat Ridge, CO, at
Interstate 70 and Ward Road.
and licensed health care providers are onsite seven days a week under direction
of a board certified internist. The clinic hours are Monday through Friday 6
a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more
information, call the clinic at (303) 274-5733.
The clinic is
equipped to deal with most minor to intermediate conditions and provide
follow-up visits for uncomplicated chronic conditions. The owners have
partnered with H&L Drug Compliance Inc. to perform DOT physicals.
prescription medications are on hand, and other prescriptions can be filled at
a pharmacy about a half mile away from the truck stop.
According to Ronald
Waits, the clinic founder and a board certified nurse practitioner, the
clinic’s location was chosen to be convenient for drivers who can ’t afford to
go too far out of their way for medical services.