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Saltzer Health opens state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Ten Mile & I-84

Saltzer Health opens state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Ten Mile & I-84

14th December, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Idaho’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic is open at the Saltzer Health Medical Campus at Ten Mile & I-84 in Meridian. The new 6,400-square-foot urgent care clinic, 867 S. Vanguard Way, is open 24 hours seven days a week year-round. “At Saltzer Health, we understand that illnesses and injuries can happen to anyone at any time,” said Dr. John Kaiser, VP & chief medical officer. “The new Ten Mile 24-hour walk-in clinic will provide a valuable option for patients seeking...

Air Force leads to successful career as nurse practitioner for Saltzer Health’s Brian Kittelson

Air Force leads to successful career as nurse practitioner for Saltzer Health’s Brian Kittelson

11th November, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

As a high school student, Brian Kittelson loved math. “I blew calculus away,” he said. When it came time for college, Kittelson pursued an ROTC scholarship. The military gave him three options: nursing, aerospace engineering, and math. Nursing was a natural choice, he says. “My grandmother was a nurse and I talked to her a lot about it.” A four-year nursing scholarship at the University of Florida, led Kittleson to a 22-year military career. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel...

Getting a Flu Vaccine is More Important Than Ever in 2020

Getting a Flu Vaccine is More Important Than Ever in 2020

15th October, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

The CDC believes it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both be spreading this year. In this context, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. CDC recommends that all people 6 months and older get a yearly flu vaccine prior to the flu season. For the upcoming flu season, a flu vaccination is important to reduce flu because it can: Reduce the number of respiratory illnesses in our population Lessen the resulting burden on the...

Saltzer Health to open state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic Dec. 14 at Ten Mile & I-84

Saltzer Health to open state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic Dec. 14 at Ten Mile & I-84

14th October, 2020 | Published by Saltzer Health

Saltzer Health will open the state’s first 24-hour urgent care clinic at Monday, Dec. 14 at the Saltzer Health Medical Campus, 867 S. Vanguard Way at Ten Mile & I-84 in Meridian. The new 6,400-square-foot urgent care clinic will be open 24 hours seven days a week year-round. “At Saltzer Health, we understand that illnesses and injuries can happen to anyone at any time,” said Dr. John Kaiser, VP & chief medical officer. “The new Ten Mile 24-hour walk-in clinic...