FREE, single-dose COVID shots are available NOW! Walk-ins welcome!
At Rescue Me Wellness we combine our medical knowledge, experience, and guidance with our passion to help patients of Tucson, Arizona and Pima County surrounding areas obtain optimal health & well-being.
Tucson’s Covid Response Experts
- Monday:9:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Tuesday:9:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Wednesday:9:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Thursday:9:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Friday:9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Been feeling “under the weather” lately?
Not sure if you need to see your primary care physician or doctor?
Walk-ins are always welcome here at Rescue Me Wellness.
No health insurance? With self-pay low pricing, we work with our patients to ensure they receive quality care. We are committed to providing health and wellness with dedicated determination to the community and people of Southern Arizona.
Walk-ins are welcome, or you can call our office with any questions, or to schedule an appointment.
Immediate Care Wellness
IV Hydration Therapy
Pandemic Community Response
Rapid Mobile Covid testing
First Responders and More
Years of Combined Medical Practice and counting!
- Urgent Care Services
- Mental Health Resilience
- Comprehensive Wellness Exams
- Testing Services
- Work, School, and Sports Physicals
- Medication Services/Refills
- IV Hydration Therapy
Happy Smiles Every Year
OPEN 5 DAYS A WEEK
Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM
We are committed to providing true solutions and providing health care to our patients. We look forward to seeing you!
Rescue Me Wellness has a team of qualified professional staff hand selected to provide holistic care.
Offering diverse testing and diagnostics on-site, and partnerships with qualified providers.
WHAT WE DO BEST
WE TAKE CARE OF YOU!
Strengthening lives, building self-awareness , engaging minds to purposely create robust wellness
Based in Tucson, our team is invested in this community with over 60 years of combined practice in the Old Pueblo.
Lisa Ritter, owner and founder, PAC, CEO
Laura Thompson, BA, BSN, MSN, FNP-C
Licensed family practitioner with over 20 years of patient care experience focused in urgent care settings as well as direct community services.
Founder-owner, Lisa Ritter, PA-C, MMS is a highly skilled medical provider with over 25years of diverse experience in the health and wellness profession. Ms. Ritter has in-depth first-hand experience and advanced training in emergency response as a firefighter/paramedic, occupational medicine provider, emergency medicine provider, orthopedic surgery PA-C and first assist in surgery, neurosurgical PA-C and first assist, Internal medicine practitioner and gastroenterology and hepatology PA-C and GI lab assist.
In 2020 Lisa sought out a business partner who could provide administrative and business expertise. Rose M. Lopez is a minority owner in RMW and provides financial and business consultation to RMW. Rose holds an MBA and has 20 years of experience in the healthcare arena, specifically in Executive Management. More importantly, Rose is truly dedicated to the health and welfare of her community.
Most recently an additional partner has been added, Dr. Tammy Kastre as Chief Medical Officer. Since 2003, she has been PCSD’s physician and as such she has unique experience and insight into the nuances of wellness for law enforcement and support personnel. Other staff include medical doctors, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, Peer fitness trainers, RNs, paramedics and EMTs all of which have experience in the First Responder lifestyle and career.
Forming in 2019, RMW began providing urgent care, primary care and wellness therapeutic services to the greater Tucson and surrounding areas.
In addition to providing urgent and primary medical and wellness services to the general population, RMW works with employees of the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation, Fire Departments and Districts in the Southern AZ and local and national corporations such as Goodwill, AZ PRN, UofA, FC Tucson Professional Soccer and Therapy Group of Tucson.
Dr. Kastre has served in direct patient care in our community for more than twenty years in a variety of roles: as an Emergency Medicine Attending at Carondelet St. Joseph’s and Kino Community Hospital, as the Medical Director for the Pima County Jail, and as the Medical Director for the Pima County Sheriff Department supporting SWAT, EOD and Search and Rescue (since 2003). She additionally served as the CEO of the Tucson-based corrections healthcare firm that lead the Pima County Jail to their first National Commission of Correctional Health Care Accreditation.
Her commitment to provide direct patient care over the past two decades as an emergency department board certified attending has provided a hand-on experience of the challenges we face in providing high quality, cost efficient, compassionate care. As an experienced as ED physician in multiple locations including Mayo Health Systems in Minnesota she has worked with 3 enterprise EHR deployments, provided culture change leadership for clinical staff, and developed workflow pathways for reductions of errors.
Previously as Chief Medical Officer of TVR Communications, the 2015, 2016, and 2017 best in KLAS leader of hospital Interactive Patient Services Software she focuses on patient activation at the bedside. With 250 clients and millions of lives touched yearly we know activating patients with their health care gives them the skills, knowledge, and confidences to make successful care decisions with measurable outcomes.
Additionally, Tammy continues to serve as a Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Dr. Kastre’s breadth of healthcare experience affords her a unique perspective as we tackle the challenges of today’s highly dynamic healthcare marketplace.
Rapid COVID Test
Fast, safe and highly accurate, our $20 rapid antigen tests, administered by trained medical professionals, provide protection for our community. You will be given a doctors note indicating your results. This can be given to your employer, used for travel, used to attend events, and provide peace of mind for yourself, family, and friends.
Test for Covid-19 Results in 10 minutes
Doctor’s note included
Are you getting a good night’s sleep?
Sleep disorder evaluation and management
Better Mental Performance
Lower Risk of Heart Problems & Stroke
Reduced Risk of Depression and Improved Mood
Better Management of Diabetes
Better Physical Energy and Performance
Starting in 2019, Rescue Me addresses the need for comprehensive wellness approach in an urgent care setting.
Centrally located 5th and Swan, with scheduled and walk in business for hydration therapy and rapid assessment, providing mobile services, and stepping up during the pandemic for Covid testing.
Strengthening lives, building self awareness, engaging minds to purposefully create robust wellness.
WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY ABOUT US
Thank you for a very pleasant experience! Very clean and quick service! I highly recommend!
Amazing, friendly, caring and trustworthy practitioners that care about their patient outcomes. I felt so much better after receiving care here. The clinic ambience is very relaxing. Highly recommend!!!
Have some Questions?LET’S TALK
Don’t just talk about your health, let’s make it happen!
4601 East Fifth Street, Tucson AZ