After 19 years of operation, the Wellington Family Practice Clinic will close its doors on Friday, May 24, impacting approximately 100 patients in the Conway Springs and Argonia area.
Each of Wellington Family Practice’s patients were notified of the the closing via letter on April 18.
After Wellington Family Practice closes, patient records will be transferred to Sumner Regional Medical Center.
The clinic opened in the mid-1990s after the consolidation of Wellington’s then-two hospitals.
Patients in Conway Springs and Argonia still will have options. In addition to the Sumner Regional Medical Center, there is a health clinic in Conway Springs operated by Harper Hospital District No. 5, while Argonia patients have the option to visit Argonia Family Medicine. In addition, there is also Sumner Family Care Center in Wellington.