Urgent Care Blog

What You Need to Know About Bee and Insect Stings

Warmer weather brings an increased likelihood of bee, wasp and other insect stings. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to protect yourself, or to at least minimize the symptoms if you do get stung. 10 Steps to Avoiding Bee and Wasp Stings One of the best ways to avoid wasp and bee stings is to avoid the areas where these insects congregate. Nests and hives can be found in a variety of areas, including in… Read More

What You Need To Know About STDs

  April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance that helps raise public awareness about the impact of STDs and the importance of prevention, testing, and treatment. Sexually transmitted diseases are currently undergoing a sharp rise in the U.S., making STD Awareness Month a good time to learn about what you can do to better protect yourself and your partner(s) from HPV, herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis, and other… Read More

How to Avoid Common Spring Break Injuries

  Spring break can be a great way to de-stress and have fun after a long winter of studying. Just make sure your fun doesn’t end with a preventable injury that sends you on an unplanned trip to the emergency room. By taking a few simple precautions, you can make the most of your time away, while protecting your own safety and the safety of others. Preparing for a Safe and Enjoyable Trip Before you leave, check to… Read More

Loving Self-Health on Valentine’s Day

There's something about holidays and health problems. It may be the stress of living up to the pressure of the day, or the fact that drinking tends to increase during these times of the year. Whether or not Valentine's Day holds special meaning for you and a certain someone, it's a good day to reflect on the truest love of all - loving thyself and your health. We want you to avoid a visit to a healthcare provider on… Read More

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