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DMH Express Care East to Relocate This Fall to New Location


Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital’s Express Care East will re-locate this fall to a new facility located at 4455 U.S. Route 36 East, just east of Ruby Tuesday.

“We’ve outgrown the space of the current DMH Express Care East facility, located in the Airport Plaza at 4847 U.S. Route 36 East, due to the growing number of people who seek convenient care at the facility,” said Ken Smithmier, President and CEO, Decatur Memorial Hospital. “The new location will be more spacious and will have more parking spaces, making it convenient for people to access the facility and the enhanced services offered.”

The new one-story building will include:

  • Reception area with two private admitting areas for confidential registration
  • Two waiting areas – one for well patients and one for sick patients
  • Nine exam rooms
  • Procedure room
  • Triage room
  • X-ray room
  • Laboratory area
  • Central nurses station

DMH currently operates four Express Care in Decatur for quick, non-emergency medical care for children and adults. DMH Express Care facilities are: Express Care North, 3131 N. Water St.; Express Care West, Fairview Plaza, 1663 W. King St.; Express Care Corporate Health, 2120 N. 27th St.; and Express Care East, Airport Plaza, 4847 U.S. Route 36 East.  Most facilities have evening and weekend hours. No appointment is necessary and most major insurance plans are accepted.

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located in Decatur, Ill., is a not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois. Today, DMH is a 340-bed facility with nearly 2,500 dedicated employees and 300 physicians. DMH encompasses 12 state-of-the-art Centers of Excellence which focus on proven quality healthcare. In 2011, DMH was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters. For more information, call 217-876-2850.