PEARLAND, Texas, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston area based Neighbors Emergency Center will start seeing patients at its new Tyler center on Saturday, October 31, 2015. An outdoor public celebration for the community will also be held that day. The public celebration was originally scheduled for October 24 but was rescheduled due to bad weather conditions.
The newly announced Tyler emergency center will be the first Neighbors Emergency Center in the Tyler area and represents one of more than 20 new locations to open by 2016 throughout Texas.
To celebrate its October 31st opening, the Tyler emergency center is inviting the community to a free outdoor Public Celebration. The family friendly event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include free food and refreshments such as Andy's Custard, activities and a bounce house for the kids, a DJ and a Halloween costume contest for children 12 and under at 2 p.m. The new 24 hour freestanding emergency center is located at 2222 East Southeast Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701 and can be contacted by phone at 903-533-1280. Or visit the Neighbors Emergency Center website at www.nec24.com.
Bruce McVeigh, MS, MA, Chief Operating Officer said, "We are thrilled to be part of the Tyler community. Neighbors' focus is to make lives better for patients by providing them with a more personalized ER experience while offering the same level of access and services as a hospital-based emergency room."
Neighbors Health System, the parent company of Neighbors Emergency Center, recently took 4th in the Houston Business Journal's Fast 100 companies, along with being named the HBJ's #3 Best Place to Work for 2015. Neighbors Emergency Center freestanding emergency rooms have also been awarded "The Best ER" in Baytown, TX and Pearland, TX and one of Houston's Top Workplaces in 2013 and 2014.
Neighbors Emergency Center plans to open an Odessa location later this year as well as additional centers that include Texas City and Port Arthur by the end of 2015.
About Neighbors Emergency Center:
Neighbors Emergency Center has redefined the emergency room experience with short wait times, board certified ER physicians, and private, relaxing exam rooms for adults and children. Neighbors makes going to the emergency room more convenient and less stressful.
Neighbors Emergency Center's philosophy is that the best medical care begins with patient centered efforts, which includes personalized care plans and physicians who take the time to answer each and every question.
SOURCE Neighbors Emergency Center