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Urgent Care / Family Practice

McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter
Urgent Care / Family Practice

The MedCenter in Petoskey is experiencing a disruption in care due to the current industry-wide staffing shortage. Although they are open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., they are temporarily closed weekends. They are currently only able to accommodate unscheduled/walk-in visits the first hour of the morning. We apologize for the limited access this causes. McLaren team members from our network of care offices across the state are helping fill the immediate need. We ask for your understanding and patience as we diligently work to restore full staffing and services.

Virtual visits are available without an appointment by going to www.mclaren.org/now. Through this app, a visit is $49. You’ll see a board-certified physician using secure video anytime, anywhere on your smartphone, tablet, or computer with a webcam. McLarenNow virtual visits are available for urgent care situations such as coronavirus screening, cold, flu, minor injuries, illness or skin conditions.

For those that would like to speak to a member of our patient experience team, please email mmgfeedback@mclaren.org.


Since 1990 residents, part-time residents, and vacationers have trusted McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter for preventive health, long-term health conditions, urgent illnesses, and minor injuries. Dermatological conditions, high blood pressure, diabetes, lacerations, joint injections, and even broken bones – these conditions can be taken care of right in your community. Our providers are competent with the broadest range of health conditions and all age groups.

There are three McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter locations: Petoskey North (formerly Quick Care), Petoskey South (formerly Urgent Care), and Boyne City.

Conveniently located in counties of Emmet and Charlevoix in Michigan

Meet Our Providers

  • Jay Anderson, DO

    Dr. Jay Anderson earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University and completed his internal medicine residency at Authority Health (formerly Detroit Wayne County Health Authority). Dr. Anderson enjoys the best aspects of Northern Michigan including exploring the great outdoors and skiing.

  • Carrie Bollmann, FNP

    Carrie Bollmann is a nurse practitioner with extensive experience in emergency and family medicine and is the main provider at the Boyne City office. Not only does she provide compassionate care for the people in her community, she has also participated in worldwide healthcare missions ranging from Alaska to Guatemala.

  • Tanya Drinkall, FNP-C

    Tanya Drinkall is a family nurse practitioner with 20 years’ experience as a registered nurse in both acute and ambulatory settings. Tanya earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Simon’s University in Boston and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saginaw Valley State University.

  • Ryan Planck, PA-C

    Ryan graduated summa cum laude with his bachelor’s degree from Lake Superior State University, then earned his Master of Science in physician assistant degree from Central Michigan University. He has been with our practice since his clinicals in 2008, and he has great appreciation for the interactive style of medicine practiced at Quick Care and Urgent Care.

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Family Practice

McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter is a family practice and an urgent care clinic. Each of our providers have their own panel of primary care patients and take appointments as well as walk-ins. Focused on treating the whole person, our family physicians provide ongoing and personal comprehensive health care for people of all ages.

Preventive Health includes:

  • Comprehensive physical exams
  • Sports physicals
  • Screening for high cholesterol
  • Metabolic testing
  • Weight management
  • Smoking cessation

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Urgent care

When it is not an emergency, but you need after hours care, McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter can provide you or your family quick care when you need it. McLaren Northern Michigan MedCenter treats urgent conditions, so you won’t need to go to the emergency room for minor illnesses and injuries such as fevers, flu and cold symptoms, earaches, sprains, cuts, rashes and other minor injuries – we’re open seven days a week.

Onsite services with immediate results:

  • Lab
  • Rapid COVID testing
  • X-ray


  • Asthma
  • Upper/lower respiratory infections
  • Back pain
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Eye infections
  • Skin rashes/infections
  • Ear, throat and sinus infections
  • Migraine headaches
  • Muscle spasms
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Sore throat
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Wheezing
  • STD testing


  • Burn management
  • Eye injuries
  • Ear
  • Foreign body
  • Management of fractures and sprains
  • Minor surgical
  • Wound repair — lacerations (cuts)
  • Wound repair — incision and drainage of abscesses


  • Ear wax removal
  • Oxygen
  • Peak flow meter
  • Pulse ox
  • Breathing treatment
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • IV fluids
  • Injections
  • Staples
  • Stitches
  • Employment, sports and school exams

Diagnostic Tests

  • EKG
  • Basic blood work
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Hemoccult
  • Pregnancy test
  • Strep
  • X-ray
  • Mono


  • Flu
  • Hepatitis B
  • Tetanus
  • TB testing

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Occupational medicine for your business

For your company

Our occupational health experts are focused on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of medical conditions caused by a workplace environment. McLaren's specialists in this area are thoroughly trained to evaluate the cause of an employee injury or illness, considering patient history, work conditions and other components so that cases are properly treated and recorded to assure a worker's safe return to the workplace.

  • Pre-employment physicals
  • DOT physicals
  • Drug screens
  • Breath alcohol testing
  • Audiogram analysis
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Work injuries