Kaiser Permanente to extend hours

DULUTH -- Effective Saturday, Kaiser Permanente will offer extended weekday and weekend hours at its Gwinnett medical center.

Same-day, after-hours care appointments will be available from 8:30 am. to 8 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, the medical center will offer appointments for primary care services such as physicals and routine follow-ups on Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pharmacy, lab and radiology services will also be available during the expanded evening and weekend hours.

Members can call Kaiser Permanente's Health Line at 404-365-0966 and ask if they can be seen the same day. They can also log in to www.kp.org to schedule an appointment.

The medical center is located at 3650 Steve Reynolds Blvd. in Duluth.