Monday, June 20, 2011

SW Louisville news updates

- The Neighborhood Place location at Valley High School will be closed for renovations starting today, Monday June 20th until September. You may use any other Neighborhood Place location until that time. [CJ]

- Bullitt County has nice things: The Bullitt County library system has an $11 million dollar surplus. [CJ]

- GE workers represented by the IUE-CWA in Louisville have reached a national tentative agreement on wages and health insurance benefits. [GE Workers United]

- Residents in the Shively and Riverport areas have another choice for convenient, walk-in healthcare services with the opening of a Baptist Express Care in the Walmart at 7100 Raggard Road off Greenbelt Highway.

The Baptist Express Care clinic provides fast, affordable access to basic services such as check-ups, immunizations, screenings and care for minor injuries. The walk-in health clinic is the third to be owned and operated by Baptist East. Other locations are in the Walmart stores at 2020 Bashford Manor Lane, and on Shelbyville Road in Middletown.

The clinic is open for walk-in service seven days a week. Staffed by an advanced practice nurse, it has two exam rooms. A list of available “get well” and “stay well” services, with prices, is posted at the clinic. Care is provided for such common ailments as sore throats, sinus infections, upper respiratory infections, earaches, bladder infections, insect bites and stings, cholesterol screenings, blood sugar testing, vaccinations, drug screenings and routine physicals.

Most insurance is accepted.

Learn more at or call the clinic at (502) 632-5124.

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