Staff Report

Cottage Health opened its newest Cottage Urgent Care Center on May 25 in Santa Maria at 3596 Skyway Drive, with the goal of providing complete care within 45 minutes. The new facility provides the community with convenient access from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 365 days a year.

The Cottage Urgent Care at Skyway is the third center for the Santa Maria area. Other Santa Maria locations include North Broadway and the Orcutt Hills Plaza. Cottage Urgent Care has other convenient locations in Buellton, San Luis Obispo, Goleta, Oxnard, Camarillo and Ventura. An additional center will open soon in Ventura at Poinsettia Plaza.

Cottage providers staffing the Urgent Care Center include a licensed nurse practitioner, a radiology technician and clinical concierges who are dedicated to providing the highest quality care that distinguishes Cottage Health. Patients arriving at the Cottage Urgent Care at Skyway Drive will be welcomed with modern and comfortable amenities.

Conditions treated include cold and flu symptoms, scrapes and minor cuts, minor burns, sprains, allergies, earache, urinary infection, skin conditions, rash, poison oak and other minor ailments and injuries. Patients who require attention for more serious medical conditions may be referred to a local emergency department or physician.

Available services onsite include X-rays and point of care lab services. The center also offers physical exams for student sports participation. Walk-ins are welcome and online appointments are available. Carside COVID-19 testing by appointment is offered at select locations with results in 45 minutes.

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