Northeast Georgia Health System Opens Urgent Care Center in Dahlonega

Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is opening a new Urgent Care location in Dahlonega, on Monday, Dec. 19 – with the Lumpkin County Chamber ribbon cutting event on Dec. 20, at 11:00 a.m.

The center is located in the Chestatee Village Shops, II, in front of Home Depot on Longbranch Road, at the corner of GA Hwy. 400 and U.S. 60.

 The convenient hours of this location are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.

Urgent Care Dahlonega’s board-certified physicians and advanced practitioners will treat illnesses or injuries that need immediate attention but are not life-threatening.

In addition to the ribbon cutting event on Dec. 20, Urgent Care will hold a grand opening celebration event on Jan. 14, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., which will include free health screenings, carnival rides, food and games for the entire family.

“We are excited to expand our healthcare services in Lumpkin County, adding urgent care to our already existing primary care, internal medicine and physical therapy services,” says Antonio Rios, MD, Chief Physician Executive of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group. “With seven-day-a-week and extended hours, Urgent Care will provide even greater access to NGHS’ services in this community.”

No appointment is necessary at NGHS’ Urgent Care centers, and most major insurance plans are accepted.  Urgent Care Dahlonega will accept patients 6 months and older and provide access to a referral network of more than 500 physicians if specialty care is needed.

Urgent Care is part of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System, with six locations throughout Northeast Georgia.  Learn more at



Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) brings together more than 250 talented physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and other clinical staff representing more than 20 specialties at more than 50 locations across North Georgia.  Learn more at

NGPG is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which serves more than 800,000 people in more than 13 counties across the region.  As part of NGHS, patients of NGPG have a direct connection to Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Georgia’s #1 Hospital (CareChex®).