Category Urgent care clinic

When to Seek Urgent Care for a Beach Injury

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Imagine this. You’re on vacation. You’re with family or you’re alone. The decision is simple: the beach or the mountains. The sun and the sand and the water call to you. You decide to go to the beach. You’re there, ready to have a good time, and suddenly…you’re injured. A trip to urgent care is necessary. Your trip, which was supposed to be fun, has become unfortunate.

While this may seem like an occurrence that happens rarely, beach and beach-related accidents happen more often than you’ll think. And while many of them seem preventable if the necessary precautions are taken, a more sizable percentage of American than you may think get sidelined by them–and have a trip to the urgent care.

Here are three injuries sustained at the beach.

Alcohol Poisoning

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3 Common Myths About the Walk in Health Clinic

walk in health clinics1. The Walk in Health Clinic Is Not Reliable.
The Urgent Care Association of America estimates that 3 million patients seek care from a walk in health clinic each week. While some clinics are only open Monday through Saturday, 85% of them have business hours every day of the week. Clinic doctors must be alert at all times to treat different types of patients. There are presumptions made in regards to the talent level of doctors and nurses employed by clinics. Most assume that these clinics are only able to hire low-level talent, but that is not true. Walk in heath clinics employ some of the top doctors and nurses in the area.

2. The Walk in Health Clinic Is for Severe Symptoms Only
Many patients assume that walk in health clinics are reserved for emergency room-like symptoms, but that is...

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3 Conditions That are Ideal For Urgent Care Clinics

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With over 20,000 practicing urgent care physicians and 9,000 urgent care clinics scattered across the United States, it’s clear that urgent care clinics are quickly becoming the popular alternative to emergency rooms and general practitioners. This is due to many reasons. Firstly, urgent care is affordable. For an individual with a high co-pay or no health insurance, a trip to the emergency room can cost thousands of dollars. Alternatively, urgent care can cost you a lot less out-of-pocket. Urgent care is also convenient. These clinics are almost always walk

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