Baptist Health Urgent Care-Fort Smith (Rogers Avenue) Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Sandra Odom

FORT SMITH, Ark.Baptist Health Urgent Care has welcomed nurse practitioner Sandra Odom to its health care team in Fort Smith on Rogers Avenue.

Odom earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. She currently serves as a clinical instructor in Fayetteville and Arkansas Tech University Ozark/Russellville. She brings more than 10 years in hands-on nursing experience to the Fort Smith team.

“We’re delighted to welcome Sandra to our team.  Her experience providing hands on care to patients of all ages, as well as her leadership abilities in nursing, will be valuable to our community,” said Mike Dupuis, Urgent Team Division Vice President for Baptist Health Urgent Care.

Baptist Health Urgent Care-Fort Smith (Rogers Avenue) assists with a variety of non-life-threatening health conditions and injuries, including:


• Asthma and allergies • Ear and eye injuries
• Flu, colds, viral illnesses and COVID-19 testing • Skin conditions, including burns
• Bites, stings, allergic reactions • Stitches
• Broken bones, sprains, strains • School, sports, wellness and DOT physicals
• Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting • Immunizations and vaccinations
• Urinary tract infections • Occupational health services


The center is located at 7600 Rogers Ave. by Hanks Fine Furniture and is open seven days a week. Walk-ins are welcome, or for added convenience plan a same or next day visit online with Hold My Spot®, or reserve a Telemedicine visit. Please visit for hours of operation.

About Baptist Health Urgent Care

Baptist Health Urgent Care, with ten locations in Arkansas, is a joint venture between Baptist Health and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The centers offer a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care – seven days a week. In addition to walk-ins, patients can plan a same- or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot® or schedule a Telemedicine visit.  A Nashville-based company, Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at 69 locations under seven brands: For more information, visit


About Baptist Health

For 100 years, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.