St. Mark's Hospital, owned and operated by Hospital Corporation of America, has purchased two primary-care clinics in Salt Lake County from Primedical, Inc.

The neighborhood facilities, in Midvale and Taylorsville, have been renamed Family Care Clinics and will operate as fully owned departments of St. Mark's Hospital. The staffs and many of the physicians employed by Primedical have been retained.An open house will be held at both clinics on Oct. 1 and 2. In addition to conducted tours of the facilities, free testing will be offered including blood pressure, child-growth evaluation and health profiles.

The Midvale clinic is at 6947 S. Ninth East. The clinic in Taylorsville is at 5500 S. Redwood Road.