Urgent Care Blog

Celebrating Freedom Safely – Firework Tips for The Fourth of July

Happy (almost) Fourth of July. This holiday should be met with fun, family, and most of all, freedom. With this celebration, however, is danger in the form of a bright spectacle that lights up the sky. Fireworks, while beautiful, should be treated with extreme caution. In past years, fireworks have caused more than 11,000 injuries on this holiday alone. If you do plan on setting off your own fireworks this year, use… Read More

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Men’s Health Month: The Important of Checkups

Why do we need an awareness month for men's health? Per Harvard Medical School, men get sick more often, and have more chronic illnesses than women. This is partly because men are more likely to engage in risky behavior like smoking, and work in dangerous occupations. Despite this, many men don't seek medical attention when they need it, or even have health insurance. When asked who their primary care physician is,… Read More

Sunshine, Sunscreen and Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a serious threat in today’s society. The Skin Cancer Foundation continues to recommend that everyone wear sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher in order to protect the skin at all times. However, there are additional ways to prevent skin cancer that many people are unaware of. By learning more about how to prevent the skin condition, and protecting your skin, you can enjoy more outdoor time. Cover… Read More

Allergy Sniffles and What You Can Do About Them

Spring is one of the worst seasons for allergy suffers. During the spring season, grass and pollen can wreak havoc on the respiratory system as well as sinuses. From sneezing and watery eyes to respiratory issues, seasonal allergies are no fun during the spring months. Learn how to fight seasonal allergies to feel better as the seasons changes. Here are a few tips to get you started battling your allergy issues… Read More