Urgent Care for Children Appoints Helen Combs to C-Suite

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Urgent Care for Children Appoints Helen Combs to C-Suite
25-year healthcare executive veteran sets sights on collaboration and service

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., (Aug. 16, 2022)Urgent Care for Children, the nation’s second-largest
pediatric urgent care, has appointed Helen Combs as its new Chief Executive Officer. Chief
Medical Officer, Dr. Allury Arora-Lal, who has been serving as interim Chief Executive Officer,
will continue as the leader of medical operations.

“I am thrilled to welcome Helen Combs to the Urgent Care for Children team. Her impressive
background, comprised of more than 25 years in medical leadership, is an excellent fit,” said
Arora-Lal. “I look forward to continuing our commitment to our communities as an innovative
company focused on providing exceptional after-hours patient care.”

“What excites me most about this role is the high caliber of physicians that I will be representing
as the CEO, and the fact that we are an excellent solution for caregivers when their children need
care and their pediatrician is unavailable. Additionally, we are really making a positive impact on
our families and communities with the quality of care we provide every day. We have a dynamic
leadership team, and I am excited to work with everyone within the company as we look to a very
exciting future,” Combs shared.

Combs brings extensive experience in leadership, strategic planning, medical practice and clinical
research development, and best-of-class experiences for customers, patients and employees to the role.
Her strong commitment to community and industry will allow for the business to continue leveraging
its operations to offer new and innovative services needed by families from its award-winning pediatric
providers. Previously, Combs served as Director of Clinical Innovation for Acclinate and as Chief
Administrative Officer of Alabama Allergy and Asthma Center with a dual role as a managing partner
of Clinical Research Center of Alabama.

About Urgent Care for Children
Urgent Care for Children is a physician-founded pediatric urgent care provider with 20 clinics across the
Southeast. Urgent Care for Children’s licensed, on-site pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners
offer acute diagnostic and treatment care for children ages zero to 21 with non-life-threatening needs.
The company proudly runs the nation’s first sensory-inclusive urgent care facilities. For more
information, visit www.childrensurgent.com or visit us on Facebook and Instagram.