Velocity Urgent Care Announces Opening Of Newest Clinic In Williamsburg’s Lightfoot Marketplace
On Monday, November 16, 2020, Velocity Urgent Care will open its newest medical center in the Lightfoot area of Williamsburg. The clinic is located at 6497 Centerville Rd, Suite 300 in the Lightfoot Marketplace Shopping Center adjacent to Harris Teeter.
“Our Lightfoot location demonstrates Velocity Urgent Care’s commitment to serving our community in Williamsburg,” said Velocity CEO Alan Ayers. “It is our second Williamsburg location and expands our ability to provide convenient, high-quality medical care to our home base in Hampton Roads.”
Velocity Urgent Care, headquartered in Williamsburg, offers no-appointment-necessary visits with licensed providers for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries. Services include digital X-rays and lab capabilities on-site. Most insurance is accepted, and there is a self-pay option for those without insurance. In addition, Velocity’s partnership with Sentara Healthcare enables referrals and data-sharing with more than 3,900 Sentara specialists and primary care providers. Velocity Urgent Care also supports area employers with Workers Compensation injury care; fit-for-duty, new hire and compliance physicals; as well as drug screening conducted at Velocity or at the employer’s place of business.
In addition to treating minor illnesses and injuries, Velocity offers COVID-19 rapid testing with results delivered within 15 minutes of testing. All Velocity locations have the BD Veritor and Quidel Sofia 2 instant analyzers, which are capable of running COVID-19 antigen tests faster than the average test. All rapid testing is performed on patients with a simple nasal swab. Velocity Urgent Care has 14 operating locations statewide including Virginia Beach (4), Norfolk (2), Suffolk (2), South Boston, Newport News, Williamsburg (2), Woodbridge and Gloucester. Patients can walk in or check in online at https://www.velocityuc.com.
About Velocity Urgent Care:
Based in Williamsburg, Velocity Urgent Care is the fastest-growing urgent care provider in Virginia. Founded in 2017, it has grown to 14 locations in Eastern and Northern Virginia. As a member of the Sentara Quality Care Network (SQCN), Velocity provides data sharing and referral relationships for its patients who require medical services beyond urgent care.