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About NOWmed Walk-In Urgent Care Center

About NOWmed


NOWmed Walk-In Urgent Care center provides walk-in care 7 days a week for those who reside, work and attend schools in Jersey City, New Jersey. NOWmed provides immediate care for acute illnesses, screening and diagnostic services for adults and children without an appointment.


On-site services also include:

  • X-rays and laboratory testing

  • Vaccinations

  • Immigration physicals

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals

  • School/camp physicals

  • Occupational medicine services

  • Workplace injury care

  • Travel medicine


The most common conditions treated are fevers, sprains and strains, upper respiratory infections, lacerations, contusions, back pain and fractures.


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About the Chief Executive Officer & Medical Director

NOWmed’s founder and owner Tyeese Gaines, DO, MBA is a Jersey City-native and proud alumnus of McNair Academic High School. She is a practicing, board-certified emergency medicine physician with years of healthcare management experience.


Dr. Gaines previously served as Medical Director & Chairman of the Emergency Department at Landmark Medical Center in Rhode Island; Medical Director of UltraMed Urgent Care in Skokie, Illinois; and Assistant Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Raritan Bay Medical Center.


In addition to her medical training, she also has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s Degree in Journalism.


Dr. Gaines earned certification as a Physician Executive (CPE) in 2017 from the American Association of Physician Leaders, and a certificate in Urgent Care Management from the Urgent Care Association of America (UCA) in 2018. She now serves as the chair of the Minority Affairs Section of the American Medical Association, and she also volunteers as the school physician for the Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School in Jersey City.


Dr. Gaines, whose family still resides in Jersey City, is also the proud mom of Saint Peter’s Prep freshman. She takes entrepreneurial inspiration from her aunt and uncle who have owned and operated the H. Roscoe Taylor Insurance Agency in Jersey City for the past 32 years.