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Express Care welcomes two new providers

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Maria Ortega, F-NP, and Beki Asti, F-NP, have joined the staff at Portage Health Express Care, providing walk-in healthcare services to the community.

Express CareOrtega is working as a full-time locum at the clinic, and has more than nine years of experience in outpatient settings. Ortega completed her post-graduate studies at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi.

Asti will work limited shifts at Portage Health Express Care. She also works at Copper Country Mental Health. Asti attended Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky, and has worked as a nurse or nurse practitioner in California, Wisconsin, Colorado and Massachusetts prior to moving to the Copper Country in April of this year.

Both providers are board certified as family nurse practitioners. Learn more about Express Care by visiting

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