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WellNow Urgent Care and St. Peter’s Health Partners Open New Center in Rotterdam


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Rapid COVID-19 testing, as well as treatment for non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses, will be provided seven days a week

Rotterdam is WellNow’s 9th center in the Capital Region through joint venture with St. Peter’s Health Partners

Updated 3/3/2021

ROTTERDAM, NY – Today, WellNow Urgent Care, one of the country’s fastest-growing urgent care providers, and urgent care partner St. Peter’s Health Partners opened the doors to their newest center in Rotterdam. Located at 1708 Altamont Ave., Schenectady, NY 12303, the center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to provide COVID-19 testing, as well as timely treatment for non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses with no appointment needed.

“Together with our partner St. Peter’s Health Partners, we’re thrilled to be opening our ninth center in the region,” said John Radford, M.D., WellNow Urgent Care President. “We look forward to helping patients in Rotterdam and surrounding communities get the care they need so they can get back to their lives faster.

“We’re proud to continue supporting the health of the community as a go-to resource for timely and convenient urgent care services, as well as COVID-19 testing,” said James K. Reed, M.D., President and CEO of St. Peter’s Health Partners. “Along with our partner WellNow Urgent Care, we’re pleased to welcome patients to the Rotterdam center.”

The new center in Rotterdam provides timely service for ailments such as sprains, burns, colds and allergies while also providing on-site X-rays, lab testing and physicals. COVID-19 testing, including rapid testing and antibody testing, is also available with no appointment necessary. Patients can walk in or schedule a visit online. Urgent care services are treated on a walk-in basis, or patients may also visit to check in online and view up-to-date wait times. A full list of services can be found at, and additional information about COVID-19, including testing cost and insurance coverage, can be found at

Once checked in, patients can opt to receive a reminder text message letting them know when it’s time to show up for their visit, giving them the option of waiting at home, in their car, or at another location of their choice. Patients can also connect with a WellNow provider 24 hours a day, seven days a week, using the company’s telehealth platform.

WellNow Urgent Care also offers Capital Region employers a wide range of occupational medicine services. From DOT/19A physicals and Workers’ Compensation assistance to respirator fit exams and audiometry, businesses can partner with WellNow to develop a custom occupational medicine program fit for their industry.

The opening of the Rotterdam center marks WellNow’s ninth location in the Capital Region through its joint venture with St. Peter’s Health Partners. Other nearby centers include Saratoga Springs, Troy, AlbanyClifton ParkGlens FallsHudsonLatham and Niskayuna. A full list of WellNow facilities can be found at

About WellNow Urgent Care 

Founded in 2011 by Dr. John Radford, WellNow Urgent Care℠ is one of the fastest-growing providers of urgent medical care. With 53 centers across New York and Illinois, WellNow treats non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses seven days a week, with no appointment needed and online check-ins available. Patients can use the company’s telehealth platform for virtual consultations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employers can also partner with WellNow for occupational medicine programs. A full list of WellNow’s services and hours can be found at

About St. Peter’s Health Partners 
With nearly 12,000 employees in more than 170 locations, St. Peter’s Health Partners is one of the Capital Region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit integrated health care networks, and provides high-quality, compassionate, and sophisticated care to thousands of people every day. St. Peter’s Health Partners is a member of Trinity Health, one of the nation’s largest Catholic health systems. For more information, please visit  

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