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Saltzer Health welcomes patients Aug. 4 to new Caldwell Urgent Care Clinic

Saltzer Health welcomes patients Aug. 4 to new Caldwell Urgent Care Clinic

A new Saltzer Health urgent care clinic at 512 E. Elm in Caldwell will offer a unique patient experience with quality care, personalized hospitality, open and airy architecture, and new technology specially designed to improve the check-in and paperwork process.

The urgent care clinic opened for patient care Tuesday, Aug. 4. Hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Clinical staff members provide walk-in care for colds, flu, coughs, sore throats, earaches, allergies, and sinus infections, broken bones, nausea and vomiting, urinary symptoms and other ailments. The clinic also offers sports physicals and on-site x-rays.

At the clinic entrance, a staff member will welcome patients and introduce them to True Care, a new technology that will help ease the burden of check-in paperwork and making appointments and payments.

Urgent Care Director Stacy Chessmore, RN, a former emergency room nurse, has a passion for hiring team-oriented clinicians. “At Saltzer Health, our providers, nurses and medical assistants have a high skill set, which allows them to treat a variety of illnesses and injuries efficiently and effectively,” she said.

Special features of the 5,300-square-foot building include floor-to-ceiling windows in the waiting area, a calming color scheme, centralized nurse’s station to improve patient care, adjustable exam tables suitable for all ages and abilities, and on-site x-ray with skilled technicians who can provide same-day results.

“From the moment you see our buildings, come in our doors and meet our providers, you will feel the difference,” said Tommy Ahlquist, MD. A former emergency room physician, Ahlquist is the CEO of Ball Ventures Ahlquist (BVA) and co-owner of Saltzer Health.

The clinic is the first of five new Saltzer Health clinics opening in coming months. The largest facility will be a 24/7 urgent care clinic under construction at Ten Mile Crossing in Meridian.

Mark Guho Construction Co. is the contractor.

To learn more, please see or call 208-463-3000.

About Saltzer Health: Saltzer Health is a fast-growing, dynamic healthcare organization with clinics and urgent care locations in Nampa, Caldwell, Meridian & Boise. As the state’s largest independent medical group, our 60 providers offer services in family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN & midwifery, urgent care, orthopedics, general surgery, rheumatology, ENT, sleep medicine, ophthalmology, nephrology, behavioral health and other specialties. Founded by Dr. Joseph Saltzer in 1961, Saltzer Health delivers quality health care with a focus on transparency and affordability with medical experts you know and trust.

About Ball Ventures Ahlquist (BVA): BVA is a commercial development and strategic capital investment company that delivers excellence and value to tenants, investors, and partners through projects that inspire. We know that great spaces and buildings drive corporate culture and set the tone for success.

About True Care: True Care LLC is transforming the patient experience through technology and collaboration with leading healthcare providers. The company’s innovative health and wellness application, TrueCare4You, offers a new level of convenience, access to patient-owned records and cost transparency for individuals and their families.

Media contact:

Amy Stahl, Communications & Marketing, Saltzer Health,, 208-869-0637

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