Urgent Care Services


We treat the immediate medical problem, so patients requiring primary care, specialty care or ongoing treatment will be referred to other physicians. Patients should visit their primary care physician for chronic conditions such as diabetes management, hypertension, maintenance drugs, routine health physicals or well baby or child visits, as well as for follow-up services regarding any care that was received at the UCC.

Our physicians perform minor surgery such as wound repair and skin lesion removal, but do not care for high-acuity patients nor provide continuing medical care of chronic medical problems. They have expertise evaluating and treating patients with access to low-complexity, office-based laboratory tests, such as pregnancy tests and rapid strep tests, as well as x-rays. Advanced lab testing is sent to a health system laboratory for processing. Our physicians will follow up with all patients and provide them with results that are not available at the time of the visit.

We treat minor illnesses and injuries, including:

  • Asthma and allergy symptoms
  • Skin rashes, allergic reactions and poison ivy
  • Burns and minor infections
  • Sore throat, cold, flu, bronchitis, and pneumonia
  • Diarrhea and dehydration
  • Eye injuries, infections or irritations
  • Ear pain and sinus infections
  • Insect bites/minor dog bites
  • Cuts, scrapes and minor wounds/suturing
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Injuries due to falls, sports or exercise

Other services include:

  • Common laboratory assays with full phlebotomy processing
  • Digital x-ray
  • Intravenous fluid administration
  • Medication administration
  • Oxygen administration
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Rapid laboratory testing
  • Specialist referrals
  • Twelve-lead EKG
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccines
  • Travel immunizations

Some patients may be transferred to a hospital emergency department. Some situations that would fall into the transfer category are:

  • Chest pain or other heart attack symptoms
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Serious accidents
  • Head trauma

Last Update

February 11, 2011
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