Urgent Care


Urgent Care Online Check In

Imagine a time where sitting in the waiting room for your injury or illness is a thing of the past. Picture yourself checking in online for your urgent care medical needs while relaxing on your comfy couch at home or anywhere else you would rather be. This idea is now reality! With online check in, our patients will have this no wait option available to them. With the push of a button, you can download “Net Check In- Cedar Point Health” to your mobile device and quickly view the current wait times at each urgent care location, check in online and wait where you want. What could be easier?  


With three locations to serve you in your time of need, you are never far from prompt and compassionate care. Cedar Point Health can assist with an array of medical needs. From coughs, colds, flu, scratches and scrapes, we have you covered. If you need additional services such as physicals and DOT renewals, we can handle that too. Our doors are open when most others are closed. With hours that allow easy accessibility, we will be here long after your provider’s offices are closed. Short wait times in the lobby mean quick and precise care can be delivered so you can be on your way to feeling better sooner.

Additional Services

  • Bug bites and bee stings
  • DOT physicals
  • Ear lavage
  • EKG
  • Flu Shots
  • Incision and drainage
  • Nebulizer treatments
  • Sinus and respiratory infections
  • Sore/Strep throat
  • Splinting
  • Sports Physicals
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sutures and closure of small wounds
  • Work Comp initial injury visit
  • …and much, much more!

Meet the Providers

Clifton Urgent Care

Tanja Kinney, NP

Tanja graduated Hotchkiss High School. She has resided in California, North Carolina and Iowa before returning to Colorado. She received her BSN from Upper Iowa University, MSN in Education from Liberty University and post-masters FNP from UCCS. She currently lives in Rangely and has 6 kids.



Spencer Weiler, PA-C

Spencer grew up in Salt Lake City and served a two-year church service mission to Calgary Canada at age 19, before attending Utah State University where he graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2010. After deciding he wanted to pursue a career in medicine, he spent four years as a medical assistant in Orthopedics at the University of Utah before being accepted to the University of Florida PA program, graduating in 2017. He spent a year practicing family medicine and urgent care in Moab Utah, before moving to Grand Junction and joining Cedar Point Health in November of 2018. He is an outdoor enthusiast, with a deep passion for ultrarunning, rock climbing, mountain biking, and occasionally a round of golf. He loves spending time outside with his wife Annie, and two girls, Timbre and Sequoia, as well as serving in his local church. He loves the Urgent Care setting and looks forward to serving the local community as well as visitors to the area.


Fruita Urgent Care

Diana Wright, PA-C

Diana is originally from Virginia. She did her undergraduate studies at VA Tech. Eventually she obtained her Master’s in Medical Science from St. Francis University and her Physician Assistant Certification from Red Rocks Community College here in Colorado. Diana has practiced Family Medicine for all age groups as well as hospital and emergency medicine in rural communities in both Colorado and Washington. Although not a native, after 30 years living in Colorado, she has become a Colorado outdoor enthusiast. She enjoys hiking, climbing, skiing, and camping any time of year.



John Lawrence, PA-C

Mr. John Lawrence was born and raised in Los Alamos, NM. He received his BA in Chemistry from Simpson College in Indianola, IA, did graduate work at UNM and Drake University, and held positions at as an EMT and nurse at varying positions including Children’s Hospital in Denver prior to his Physician Assistant studies at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, CO. A 2009 outstanding graduate award winner, he also received a Master of Medical Science degree from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. John’s background includes work experience in Nuclear, Environmental, and Geochemistry; recreation and a 2-year stint as a Kindergarten teacher. He comes to Cedar Point Health after 5 years of rural family and Urgent Care medicine in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, and 4 years of outpatient pediatrics in Lander/Riverton, WY and Avon, CO. He is very excited to be a part of Cedar Point Health where he can utilize his diverse experience. Mr. Lawrence speaks Medical Spanish and looks forward to improving his conversational skills. When not in clinic his interests include: family, music, cooking, travel, camping, sports, and reading.


Grand Junction Central

Alexander Chaloux, PA-C

Alex joined Cedar Point Health in November 2018. He received his medical training at Northeastern University in Boston in a variety of academic and community-based settings. Alex relocated from Montana where he practiced primary care at a Federally Qualified Health Center for two years. More recently, he delivered primary care to an undeserved population in a busy clinic in Grand Junction. When not working in clinic, Alex can likely be found rock climbing, skiing, or exploring the mountains of the western slope.




 Jay Miller, PA-C

Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Jay comes to the Grand Junction area after over a decade practicing in family practice and urgent care. He completed his undergraduate work at Colorado State University, initially earning a degree in Natural Resource Management and Conservation Biology. Jay spent five seasons as a Park Ranger/medic with Grand Teton National Park working in emergency medical services and mountain rescue, which led him to pursue a career in medicine. He graduated from the Idaho State University Physician Assistant Program in 2006. After spending time in rural family practice and busy urban urgent care settings, he eventually gravitated towards the Western Slope where he can apply his skills and provide personalized care to those of the Grand Valley. He is excited to join the Cedar Point Health team. In his spare time, Jay enjoys canoeing with his dog and partner, telemark skiing, and cooking.

Montrose Urgent Care

Barbara Budagher, PA-C

Barb was born in Minnesota, but primarily grew up in the Southwest. She has a wealth of healthcare experience, starting with obtaining her Associate Degree in Nursing from the University of Albuquerque in 1984. She started her nursing career by working briefly in a pediatric hospital unit before changing to the operating room for the next 10 years. She then became certified as an RN First Assistant and worked for a large General Surgery group, which prompted her to return to school. Barb earned a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the University of NM in 1995, followed by the completion of the physician assistant program at The University of North Dakota in 1997. Instead of returning to surgery, she worked in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Urgent Care in the Albuquerque area until she moved to Montrose with her family in 2006. Initially, she set up and ran the school based clinic at Northside Elementary, then returned to UC full time in 2008 where she continues to practice. She enjoys the variety and challenge of UC, plus the small town aspect of getting to know repeat patients well & establishing ongoing relationships. She and her husband Joe have two teenaged children. Barb enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, traveling, photography, scrapbooking, and supporting her kids in marching band & sports.

Elizabeth Singleton, PA-C

Izzy has 11 years of experience being a Physician Assistant, and has especially enjoyed it here at the Urgent Care in Montrose for the past 6 years. She previously practiced in Women’s Health, Orthopedics, and Family Medicine. Izzy attended the University of Arizona and graduated in 2000 with a B.A. in Chemistry and a minor in Spanish and went on to complete post graduate work in Biology at the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her masters in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 2006. Her passion for medicine derived from her father who has practiced Urology in San Antonio, Texas for over 50 years. Currently she spends her time between Crested Butte and Montrose where she enjoys mountain and downhill biking in the warmer months and alpine skiing in the wintertime. Izzy is excited to be a part of the Cedar Point team and immensely enjoys serving the Montrose community.