Category: Summer health concerns: part 1

  • The Difference Between an Emergency Room and Urgent Care

    Local urgent care centers are there for you when you need urgent medical care, as the name implies. That being said, they’re not emergency rooms, which are for medical emergencies. Though it might not seem like there’s a difference, this distinction matters. Here’s why. Emergency rooms are meant for emergencies. It’s already been said, and […]

  • The Benefits of Seeking Medical Treatment at an Urgent Care Center

    After an especially severe cold and flu season that resulted in a record number of hospitalizations and deaths, in addition to a measles outbreak that originated in California and spread to several other states, local urgent care centers across the country have had their hands full. Although this winter was rife with severe illness, urgent […]