“Higher Than Normal” Flu Season has Neighbors Emergency Center Orange, Port Arthur Ready to Handle Patient Influx

“Higher Than Normal” Flu Season has Neighbors Emergency Center Orange, Port Arthur Ready to Handle Patient Influx

HOUSTON, Texas, February 7, 2017 – The Neighbors Emergency Centers in Orange and Port Arthur are equipped and ready to treat those affected and exhibiting flu-like symptoms. The “higher than normal” flu surge in southeast Texas is bringing above average numbers of patients to medical facilities for care.

Neighbors Orange is located at 1321 N. 16th St., 77630. The Orange telephone center’s phone number is 409-670-9898. Neighbors Port Arthur is located at 3330 Hwy. 365, 77642. The Port Arthur center’s telephone number is 409-722-9554.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention note January and February are traditionally the peak of flu season and this year the virus is spreading at a high rate in 40 states.

Neighbors Emergency Center is open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and provides the same level of ER care as a hospital-based emergency room. Patients will receive exceptional care with much shorter wait times, no crowded waiting area, and lab work will be done and tested in the on-site laboratory at Neighbors. All these factors save time and have patients on the road to recovery faster.

Local board-certified physicians and medical teams with ER experience always give patients the quality, personal care that is a hallmark of Neighbors.

Neighbors Emergency Center also treats medical illness and injuries like Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Allergic Reactions, Burns, Sprains and Fractures, Head Injuries, Sports Injuries, Concussions, Stroke, High Blood Pressure, and Advanced Cardiac and Pediatric Life Support emergencies. Neighbors accepts most major private insurance.