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Should I See My Doctor for This?

By |2022-01-04T18:15:04-05:00December 29th, 2021|Medical Blog|

When we are faced with a tickle in our throats or a runny nose, we often resort to popular home remedies and perhaps a day or two of rest and relaxation away from school or work. Resting and drinking plenty of liquids is usually a good response to these minor symptoms and sicknesses; however,

How to Find a Good Urgent Care Near You

By |2022-01-04T18:09:42-05:00December 29th, 2021|Medical Blog|

Over the years we have been trained to deal with medical emergencies in a specific way. We have learned to first assess the symptoms or injuries. Secondly, we need to determine the severity of the emergency. A patient must decide if they need immediate medical attention or if they can wait for an appointment

How to Avoid a Costly Emergency Room Visit

By |2022-01-04T18:09:42-05:00December 29th, 2021|Medical Blog|

Emergency medical care is essential to the well-oiled machine that we call society; however, this essential service can be very costly depending on where you go. Throughout the last century, our state and government officials have put systems in place to help offset the exuberant prices that follow our healthcare industry. But even with

Busting Urgent Care Myths

By |2022-01-04T18:09:42-05:00December 29th, 2021|Medical Blog|

Many are still unfamiliar with the novel idea of attending an urgent care instead of a hospital. Emergency rooms are embedded in our culture and have a connotation of being readily available and accessible, day or night. Doctor or primary care practitioner’s offices are regarded as one-on-one clinics where patients usually require appointments well

5 Things You Need to Know Before Your ER Visit

By |2022-01-04T18:09:42-05:00December 29th, 2021|Medical Blog|

Not many of us visit emergency rooms on a regular basis. When a medical emergency arises, we often debate which precautions to take before, during, and after our hospital visit. There are often stressors, external forces, and time constraints associated with the trip. Patients must quickly prepare themselves and ensure they have covered all

4 Ways to Prepare for a Medical Emergency

By |2021-11-03T17:57:59-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Medical Blog|

Planning for a medical emergency is not something anyone wants to think about--however, being prepared when the worst happens can save precious minutes and may even save a life. Medical emergencies can be scary, but they don't have to be. By preparing for the worst case scenario, you will feel more prepared and confident if

A Guide for Patients: Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

By |2021-11-03T17:52:11-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Medical Blog|

When an urgent medical need arises, you need the fastest high-quality care provider you can find. However, in times of crisis, it can be tough to decide whether you should go to an urgent care facility, walk-in clinic, or emergency room. It's important to know the advantages and disadvantages of each. What are the

How to Shorten Your Wait Time at the Walk-in Clinic

By |2021-11-03T17:26:26-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Medical Blog|

Ever been to a walk-in clinic and had to wait hours before being seen? Even if your situation was not a true medical emergency, it can still be frustrating to sit in a waiting room for a long time when you’re not feeling well. With the Urgently Health app, you can keep track of your

Preparing for Travel With Urgently Health

By |2021-11-03T17:17:48-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Medical Blog|

Traveling to a new place means leaving the familiar behind, which can be frightening if you anticipate needing medical care along the way. If you have ongoing health conditions, or even if you don’t but want to reduce the stress associated with unplanned, last-minute care and medical emergencies while traveling to a new place, the

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