Urgent Care Blog

Celebrate Safely: How to Avoid 4 Common Holiday Injuries

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year—but it’s also the most dangerous. In fact, between 12,000 and 15,000 people require immediate medical attention each year as a result of holiday injuries. Fortunately, you and your family can avoid these common Christmas injuries with a few safety tips. But if a holiday injury occurs, remember that MD Now offers fast and convenient treatment for injuries… Read More

Youth Diabetes Is on the Rise, Study Shows

According to the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study, diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children are increasing. In the United States, 29.1 million people currently live with the condition, with 208,000 patients under the age of 20. This is especially significant for minorities, who saw greater increases overall. MD Now Urgent Care is concerned about the rise of diabetes in children and wants to help… Read More

Don’t Be Afraid of the Flu Shot: Debunking 6 Common Misconceptions

When it comes to flu prevention, there’s one truth to remember: flu shots are a proven method of stopping the spread of influenza. Despite flu vaccine effectiveness and affordability, fewer than half of Americans have been vaccinated as of September 2017. Many people choose to not get a flu shot due to fear or misinformation. This makes it especially important for everyone to get educated about flu shot… Read More

7 Reasons for Thanksgiving Day Urgent Care Visits

When it's time to celebrate Thanksgiving, you’re probably thinking about turkey, cranberry sauce, and fun with family—not a trip to the doctor. However, Thanksgiving’s festivities sometimes lead to health issues that might require urgent medical attention. Unlike many doctor’s offices, MD Now Urgent Care centers are open on weekends and holidays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., allowing patients to seek relief… Read More