Veterans Affairs Benefit Now Available At Baptist Health Urgent Care

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health Urgent Care is now an Authorized VA Urgent Care Provider as part of the VA MISSION Act. Passed by Congress last year, this act now allows eligible veterans to visit participating urgent care centers for their urgent care needs without pre-authorization or an appointment.

“Getting veterans the care they need – when they need it – is critically important to improving the American healthcare system, said Mike Dupuis, Division Vice President for Baptist Health Urgent Care. With more than nine million veterans enrolled in the VA’s health care, they deserve access to timely, quality care and Baptist Health Urgent Care is committed to helping enable this new path of convenient care for those who served our country.”

All six Baptist Health Urgent Care centers are open seven days a week and provide treatment for injuries, illnesses and conditions, such as:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Ear and eye injuries
  • Flu, colds and viral illnesses
  • 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

Baptist Health Urgent Care centers are located in Benton, Bryant, Cabot, Jacksonville, Little Rock and North Little Rock. Walk-ins are welcome or for added convenience, patients can schedule a same day or next day appointment online with Hold My Spot.

Veterans can learn more about the program and eligibility by visiting MissionAct.Va.Gov. Also visit to view all health care services offered.

About Baptist Health Urgent Care

Baptist Health Urgent Care is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at 51 locations under four brands: Baptist Health Urgent Care (six centers in Arkansas); Sherwood Urgent Care (ten centers throughout Arkansas); Urgent Team (26 centers throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee); and Physicians Care (nine locations in Tennessee). Baptist Health Urgent Care’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Baptist Health Urgent Care offers 24/7 online scheduling with Hold My Spot. Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit