On Thursday, Cottage Health announced that it plans to open an urgent care center in Goleta, which, according to a Cottage press release, will aim to provide “convenient and comprehensive 30-minute care for six-year-old patients.” months and older. “The facility will be open from 8 am to 8 pm daily and located at 7070 Hollister Avenue in Hollister Village in Goleta. A virtual” open door “event will take place on Saturday, June 27, offering viewers a virtual tour of the new facilities and will feature interviews with staff.
The facility will focus on preventive care, aimed at treating medical problems early on and preventing them from worsening due to inattention, often resulting in more disruptive and costly treatment later on. Conditions treated at the facility include, according to the press release, “cold and flu symptoms, minor scrapes and cuts, minor burns, sprains, allergies, ear pain, urinary tract infection, skin discomfort, foreign objects in the eyes or nose, rash, ivy poison and other minor ailments and wounds. ”