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Manatt Family Urgent Care

Walk-in clinic available 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. First floor of the Ahrens Medical Arts Building, 210 Fourth Ave., Grinnell 

The Manatt Family Urgent Care clinic focuses on acute occasional care with the emphasis on walk-in quick service. There is no single definition for urgent care centers but at GRMC we are focusing our center on:

• no appointment needed, first come – first served.
• non-chronic conditions.
• urgent but not emergency conditions.
• staffing by physician assistant or physician
• children six months and older.

The Manatt Family Urgent Care is not an emergency department but it will handle many of the medical situations that arise after the primary care offices are closed.

Minor medical situations include:

Respiratory illnesses
chest/nasal congestion
seasonal allergies
sinus infections
sore throat/laryngitis
mild fevers

Head, ear and eye conditions
pink eye/stye
ear ache/infections

Skin conditions
athlete’s foot
cold sore
bug bites

Stomach and genital urinary conditions
burning during urination (yeast or bladder infections)

Minor Injuries and other conditions
mild asthma
simple burns
cuts that need stitches
minor sprains/strains

Urgent care does not replace your primary care providers, but serves as a bridge for care when you can’t see your regular provider. 

The following will not be seen in urgent care:

Any care for children under six months old.
Chronic pain management
no narcotics or other controlled substances are prescribed or refilled
Second opinions
Heart attack / stroke
Chronic disease management (high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes)
Medication refills or adjustments
Rabies shots
Referrals for specialties visits (PT, OT, Speech)
Pregnancy tests, prevention, morning after pill
Physicals (including sports)
Vaginal bleeding
Treatments that require prior authorization
Treatment for anxiety or mental health
Follow-ups visits
Suspected fractures or other treatment requiring x-rays after 5pm on weekdays or 11 am on Saturdays will be referred to ER
Surgical consultation followups

The following conditions will be limited to the ER:
Heart attack / stroke symptoms
Heat illness or stroke
Suspected fractures requiring x-rays (after 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, or after 11 a.m. on Saturdays)
Mental health Anxiety treatment
Severe abdominal pain
Rabies shots

Walk-in clinic available 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. First floor of the Ahrens Medical Arts Building, 210 Fourth Ave., Grinnell 

For information 
Contact the Manatt Family Urgent Care at 641-236-2378.

FAQs about Manatt Family Urgent Care
Who will treat patients?
Providers are Wendi Beck, PA-C, and Luke Perrin, MD. They may order diagnostic labs, x-rays, and other tests from GRMC’s departments, located in the adjacent hospital. Medical directors is Luke Perrin, MD

What can I be treated for in an urgent care setting?
Our clinic will be an option for those who have trouble getting an appointment with their primary provider due to work or other commitments. The urgent care staff will also see patients who need acute care but may not have primary care physician or office identified.

The Manatt Family Urgent Care is not an emergency department but it will handle many of the medical situations that arise after the primary care offices are closed. 

What should I expect upon arrival?
Patients wishing to see an urgent care provider will enter the Ahrens Medical Arts Building, 210 4th Avenue, Grinnell. On the first floor, immediately as you enter the building, you will see a check in window where staff will register you. A waiting area is in the lobby. You will be seen on a first come, first serve basis. Staff will take you to an exam room where one of the providers will assess you and determine a treatment plan.

What forms of payment are accepted? 
The Manatt Family Urgent Care services are affordable. Payment is due at the time of service. Most insurance plans are accepted. Cash and credit cards are also accepted. ​Grinnell Regional Medical Center does not accept United Healthcare MCO.

What happens after my visit? 
Following a visit with an urgent care provider, you will be referred back to your primary provider for follow up or additional testing. Your records will be available to your provider by fax. If you already see a provider affiliated with GRMC, your records will be made available to your provider electronically. If you do not have a medical home, the Manatt Family Urgent Care staff will provide you with names of providers accepting new patients.