Fastpace Health Urgent Care started seeing patients in December in Jellico.

Fastpace Health Urgent Care started seeing patients in December in Jellico.

Fastpace Health Urgent Care in Jellico saw its first patients on Dec. 6, and in a community still waiting for its hospital to reopen, many residents have expressed happiness at the new addition.

“All the people come in here and say we’re a blessing to the community pretty much,” said Skylar Hoskins, the current provider at the urgent care. “Everybody’s been really excited to have another health-care facility.”