COVID-19 surge and staffing shortages force three Aurora urgent care centers to close until Jan. 6.

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Three Aurora urgent care centers are closed until Jan. 6, company employees confirmed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Three Aurora urgent care centers are closed until Jan. 6, company employees confirmed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Three Aurora urgent care centers are closed until Jan. 6, company employees confirmed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The closed facilities are:

  • Menomonee Falls, N84 W16889 Menomonee Ave.

  • Brookfield, 16985 W. Bluemound Road

  • Milwaukee, 1575 N. Rivercenter Drive

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Adam Mesirow, spokesperson for Aurora Health, told the Journal Sentinel that "managing the COVID surge combined with staffing shortages have contributed to temporary closures at our urgent care centers."

To find the other Aurora Urgent Care centers in Wisconsin and in the Milwaukee area, visit https://care.aurorahealthcare.org/locations/wi.

Cathy Kozlowicz can be reached at 262-361-9132 or cathy.kozlowicz@jrn.com. Follow her on Twitter at @kozlowicz_cathy.

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This article originally appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: COVID surge, staffing shortage closes 3 Aurora urgent care facilities

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