Gig Harbor residents got a new care option yesterday as Kaiser Permanente opened a new CareClinic at a local Bartell Drugs.

Located at 5500 Olympic Drive, the new clinic will provide treatment for minor illness and injuries, as well as preventive services from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

 “Patients come to our CareClinics for quality and convenient care,” said Kaiser Permanente clinician Michael Erickson, CareClinic chief. “We’ve proven that CareClinics live up to the promise of quickly diagnosing and treating common ailments. We get you in, taken care of and on your way for an affordable price.”

Kaiser Permanente and Bartell Drugs now operate 13 CareClinic locations and plan to add two more by the end of the year.