First freestanding emergency center going in at DFW Airport

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Frisco-based Code 3 Emergency Partners has started construction of an 8,125-square foot Freestanding Emergency Center and Urgent Care Facility on 1.43 acres of land in the Dallas Fort Worth Airport Southgate Plaza Development, scheduled to open fall 2017. At the same time, Code 3 will also begin construction of an Urgent Care facility and pharmacy located within DFW International Terminal D, slated to open in mid-to-late 2017. According to the company, the Southgate Plaza location will be the first ever of its kind on an airport property in the world.Code 3 received approval from the DFW International Airport Board to begin construction at the board’s Nov. 3 meeting.

Code 3 Emergency Partners currently owns and operates 2 active Emergency Rooms in Carrollton and McKinney and 1 Urgent Care in Carrollton. Additional dual model ER/Urgent Care facilities are currently in various stages of construction in Mesquite, Denton, and Rockport.

Code 3 Emergency Partners also provides Emergency Room physician staffing at facilities in Keller and Weatherford. The group is home to over 100 board certified/board eligible emergency medicine physicians who are residency specialty trained in Emergency Medicine. Subspecialties represented in the group include pediatric emergency medicine, EMS, travel medicine, critical care, ultrasound, toxicology and leadership and advocacy.

“Code 3 is extremely excited to provide access to specialized emergency medical/trauma care and unscheduled acute care on the airport property,” said Carrie de Moor, Code 3 founder and CEO. “We knew that with over 60,000 airport based and airline employees on site every day and over 60 million passengers traveling through the airport every year, there was a definite need for this service. We intend to partner with airport employers to provide an affordable and easily accessible solution for their employees’ acute unscheduled healthcare needs.”.

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The 8,125-square foot facility in DFW Southgate Plaza will house a full-service Emergency Room including observation rooms for short term observation admissions and a separate Urgent Care facility. The Emergency Room will be fully equipped with a CT scanner, ultrasound, x-ray, laboratory and pharmacy.