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Express Care clinic in Albert Lea to expand

Mayo Clinic Health System announced renovations that will enhance patient access and care at the Express Care clinic inside the Albert Lea Hy-Vee, according to a press release.

Beginning Friday, construction will begin in Albert Lea that will enhance the clinic, including expanded exam room spaces, a second patient exam room and a private restroom.

The project is scheduled to be completed the second week of November. During the renovations of Express Care, appointments are available with other convenient care options online or at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, including:

• Express Care online: Mayo Clinic care 365 days a year through an online, virtual visit for 14 common conditions and health concerns. Log in to Patient Online Services, navigate to Express Care online and complete the questionnaire.

• Patient Online Services: View your health care records and lab results, message your provider and care team, request prescription refills and manage your appointments online. Sign up for Patient Online Services at mayoclinichealthsystem.org/online-services or call 507-668-2046.

• Nurse line: Get medical advice 24/7. Call 507-373-2384 and ask for the nurse line.

• Same-day clinic: Treatment for minor health concerns for 3 months old and older. Located on the fourth floor of Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, the same-day clinic has walk-in or scheduled appointments for urgent needs. Appointments are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins can be seen 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week.

Emergency care the Albert Lea Emergency Department is available 24 hours a day.