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will al­low for the two nurse prac­ti­tion­ers to see around 30 more patients daily.

"We were up in the 100's sev­eral times a month ago, which was very un­com­fort­able," Nick­els said. "We had to start staffing two nurse prac­ti­tion­ers, be­cause one nurse prac­ti­tioner can't see that many patients in those hours."

Glas­ner said the clinic sees a lot of col­lege stu­dents and pe­di­atric patients, and the clinic's busiest hours are at 8 a.m. and then again at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. when patients are get­ting out of school and af­ter work.

"We're hop­ing the more rooms, the less wait times and the more patients we can see each day," Glas­ner said.

State Ur­gent Care is open from 8 a.m. un­til 7 p.m. daily, and pro­vides care for non-life-threat­en­ing ill­nesses and in­juries with­out an ap­point­ment.

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