Saint Alphonsus Opens Express Care Clinic Inside Carrington College

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group has teamed up with Carrington College to introduce a new and convenient way for Treasure Valley residents to receive care closer to home.  The new Saint Alphonsus Express Care clinic at Carrington College offers same-day, walk-in care for minor conditions such as allergies, ear aches, colds, coughs, flus, skin conditions, and more.  The clinic is currently scheduling appointments at this number: (208) 367-DOCS.

A community open house celebration will take place on Wednesday, February 26th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., featuring complimentary dental services from Carrington College, chair massages, door prize giveaways, health screenings, CPR demonstrations, and a chance to meet the providers.

About Saint Alphonsus Health System

As a faith-based Catholic ministry and not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests in the communities we serve, through charity care and other benefits. Our goal is to improve the health and well-being of people by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, physician-led, innovative and community-based.  Saint Alphonsus Health System serves the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada through these facilities: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, OR; and, Saint Alphonsus Medical Group with primary and specialty care providers at 58 clinic locations, all of which are members of the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, a network of over 1400 employed and independent providers.  To find out more go to: www.saintalphonsus.org

About Carrington College

Carrington College offers a diverse range of programs that lead to a certificate or associate degree. As the starting point for health care careers, the college offers programs to prepare students for careers in the medical, dental and veterinary fields. Nearly 49,000 career-ready professionals have graduated from Carrington College to date. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), 750 First Street NE Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4223, 202-336-6780. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036, 202-955-6126.Additionally, many of the programs at each campus are accredited by specialized accrediting bodies, which focus on specific occupational fields. Programmatic accreditation varies by campus; please check the web site or catalog for accreditation information for your campus. The colleges provide employment-focused, outcome-based, postsecondary education and training.

Carrington College is a part of Carrington Colleges Group, which is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information about Carrington College visit http://carrington.edu.