Neighbors Emergency Center - Edgemere Open for Business November 21; Community invited to Public Celebration on Same Day

Nov 19, 2015, 14:26 ET from Neighbors Emergency Center

PEARLAND, Texas, Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston area based Neighbors Emergency Center will start seeing patients at its new El Paso center on Saturday, November 21, 2015. An outdoor public celebration for the community will also be held the same day.

The Edgemere location emergency center will be the second Neighbors Emergency Center in the El Paso area and represents one of more than 20 new locations to open by 2016 throughout Texas.

To celebrate its November 21st opening, the Edgemere location 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 a variety of delectable tacos and sweet treats, a kids craft station and bounce house, as well as a DJ. The new 24 hour freestanding emergency center is located at 12101 Edgemere, El Paso Texas 79938 and can be contacted by phone at 915-921-6610. Or visit the Neighbors Emergency Center website at

Maureen Fuhrmann, MHA, BSN, RN, Chief Business Development Officer said, "We are thrilled to serve the El Paso 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.

About Neighbors Emergency Center:
Neighbors Health System operates Neighbors Emergency Center, a series of 24-hour freestanding emergency centers that have seen exponential growth in Texas since 2009. Neighbors Emergency Center believes in providing extraordinary care that is dedicated to making lives better every day, with an unfaltering vision to be The Best Neighbors Ever. This means providing unparalleled medical care driven by compassion, respect, and dedication and a focus on our patients, our culture, and the community.

Neighbors' 15+ locations service many communities, including Houston, Austin, El Paso, Beaumont, and the Permian Basin, with plans for centers in areas that include South Texas and Colorado in 2016.


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