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Phoebe Community Care opens Tuesday

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The new Phoebe Community Care Center will open its doors on Tuesday.

It's located on 4th street just across from the Emergency Room. Hospital officials say the new facility will help alleviate congestion at the ER. It's been in the works for about a year and will have extended hours and will be open on the weekends. Hospital officials are looking forward to serving the public.

“You know people are in need of care and sometimes they don't have a primary care physician or sometimes you can't predict emergencies, but regardless there is a lot of people there that need our help,” says Victor Garcia, VP of Emergency Services.

They'll be opened 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. They can treat minor injuries, like sprained ankles, coughs, colds, and small fevers.

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