The building formerly occupied by The Hartford Financial Services Group has been sold to St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for $3,400,000. According to the Utica Observer Dispatch, upon receipt of approval from the New York State Department of Health, the building will undergo extensive renovations, including space for an urgent care facility, physician office space, physical therapy operations, rehabilitative therapy operations, and on outpatient care and radiology program.
The St. Elizabeth's urgent care facility is the fifth such facility slated for the Mohawk Valley. Already open include an urgent care center at the Faxton campus of Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare, an urgent care center at Slocum-Dickson, Independent Physicians Urgent Care and Ridge Mills Medical Center Urgent Care.
Urgent care facilities provide important services to Utica-area residents needing treatment for non-life threatening injuries, including abdominal pain, foreign objects in the eye, fractures, minor injuries, sore throat, stitches and x-rays. You should go directly to an emergency room if you have suffered amputation of a body part, have a very high fever, are choking, have been electrocutes, have an open or displaced fracture, have lost consciousness, are in labor, or are suffering from a stroke or heart attack.
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