Midwest Express Clinic, which opened its first urgent care clinic in Munster in 2012, is making a major expansion into Chicago. The urgent care chain, which also has Northwest Indiana locations in Hammond, Crown Point, Dyer, Schererville and Merrillville, recently acquired MedSpring’s five urgent care facilities in Chicago for an undisclosed sum. “We’re excited for our expansion into Chicago and hope to make these neighborhoods even stronger,” said Kaitlyn Steinberg, Midwest Express Clinic’s Director of Operations. Midwest Express Clinic bought Baltimore-based MedSpring’s facilities in Lakeview, River North, Wicker Park, West Loop and Roscoe Village in Chicago, expanding from 12 to 17 locations in Indiana and Illinois. The company now employs 160 people, including 50 it’s retaining from MedSpring, which also operates in Baltimore and Atlanta. Midwest Express Clinic serves more than 200,000 patients a year in its coverage area, which stretches across the Chicagoland metro as far as Willowbrook and Bourbonnais in Illinois. It offers a wide array of services such as injury care, treatment for illnesses, X-rays, Vitamin B12 shots and $25 baby gender reveals. “We o...