Simplicity Urgent Care

Simplicity Urgent Care is a neighborhood center that is open evenings and weekends, and never requires on appointment.

Located at 3263 Columbia Pike in Arlington, our goal is to provide a medical center where you can see a doctor any day of the week – whether you have insurance or not.

From treating sore throats and cold-and-flu symptoms to cuts and abrasions, strains and sprains, and urinary tract infections, the doctors on our staff provide fast, friendly care, as well as immunizations, X-rays, drug screenings, travel medicine, and more.

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VIDEO: Documentary on Simplicity Urgent Care Featured on Arlington TV

October 1, 2011 — Inkandescent Public Relations was happy to help videographer Roger Munter with this documentary on Simplicity Urgent Care, an Inkandescent client since 2010.

“As health care costs continue to rise, these two ER docs who are trying to make it more affordable to get medical care,” Munter explains in this story, where viewers learn how Drs. John Jones and John Maguire are changing the way health care is delivered by establishing a new kind of health care facility—Simplicity Urgent care on Columbia Pike, in Arlington VA.

The documentary will be featured throughout October and November on the Arlington TV program, 26 Sq., and will run four times a day: 6:00 am, 9:30 am, 1:00 pm, 8:30 pm.

Click here to view the entire documentary on YouTube.

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VIDEO: Simplicity Urgent Care Has A New Video on

April 2011, — In an effort to work more closely with their patients, Simplicity Urgent Care founders, Drs. John John and John Maguire, posted a new video to their homepage on

“We strive to keep things simple, and there’s no better way to do that than to make it easy for our patients to share their thoughts about the work we’re doing on the powerful social media website,,” says Dr. Jones.

Dr. Maguire adds: “In this video, we were able to tell our story in words and video images, and I think that’s very helpful to people who may not have had the opportunity to use our services. We simply want people to know that if they need us, we’re here.”

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IN THE NEWS: Promotional Products for Simplicity Urgent Care

March 2011, Counselor Magazine — Simplicity Urgent Care recently made news in Counselor Magazine regarding the promotional products they created to give to their patients. The marketing savvy doctors had their creative team put the Simplicity logo on lip balm, hand sanitizer, and refrigerator magnets — plus they mailed out brochures and postcards to thousands of residents living in the neighborhoods surrounding the urgent care center.

It helped draw attention. One patient, in fact, came in because a friend had given him a lip balm just days before he came down with the flu. Thanks to the fact that the logo and address were on the lip balm, the gentleman knew exactly where to go for treatment.

The docs give credit to Kelly Jan of CGMarketing, and the New York design firm run by Kelly Makes, for their help in creating these powerful marketing tools.

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PRESS RELEASE: Congrats to Dr. John Jones and Dr. John Maguire on Their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Simplicity Urgent Care

Arlington, VA, January 20, 2011 — Imagine a neighborhood urgent-care office that is open nights and weekends, and accepts major insurance. That’s Simplicity Urgent Care, located at 3263 Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA.

The founders, Dr. John Jones and Dr. John Maguire, were joined by Arlington County Board Chairman Christopher Zimmerman, and Arlington Chamber President Richard V. Doud, Jr., for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“The Chamber is very excited to have a new urgent-care center in Arlington,” says Arlington Chamber President Rich Doud. “The facility is huge, incredibly clean, and very efficient. Those who choose Simplicity can rest assured that they’ll get the finest care.”

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E-NEWSLETTER: Simplicity Urgent Care Blasts Out Its First Newsletter

By Dr. John Jones
Medical Director
Simplicity Urgent Care

It always seems to happen at 6 p.m. You left your happy, healthy baby at the daycare center this morning, and now you have a cranky baby with a runny nose, cough, and a fever. Since your pediatrician’s office is closed for the day, you know you can wait until morning to see a doctor, or take your child to the emergency department or urgent care center. But are you overreacting?


PRESS RELEASE: Simplicity Urgent Care is Open! Visit us at 3263 Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA

Arlington VA, December 7, 2010 — Veteran emergency room doctors John Jones and John Maguire have opened Simplicity Urgent Care, a neighborhood medical center located at 3263 Columbia Pike that allows patients with or without insurance to see a doctor without an appointment.

“Urgent care is for accidents and illnesses that require a doctor’s attention, but not a trip to the emergency room,” explains Dr. Jones, an emergency department physician at INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital, who is certified in both pediatric and adult emergency care. “From colds and flu to minor injuries and urinary tract infections, our physicians will specialize in fast, friendly care. That also includes immunizations, x-rays, drug screenings, travel medicine, and more.”

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IN THE NEWS: Urgent care open for business on Columbia Pike

November 23, 2010, — In today’s issue of TDB Neighborhoods, reporter Rebecca Cooper writes about Simplicity Urgent Care, the newest medical office on 3263 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA, which opened its doors on Nov. 22.

“Co-founder, Dr. John Jones, says he hopes people will take advantage of the clinic’s services during the upcoming week if their regular doctors are unavailable due to the holiday,” she said.

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