Why Do I Bruise So Easily? Know When to Go to Urgent Care

Bruising easily can be alarming, especially if you’re experiencing it for the first time recently. Although as many as 55% of healthy people experience easy bruising with no underlying health conditions, various reasons could cause easy bruising that you should know about. If you notice a bruise with no recollection of how you got it … Continued

Can Allergies Cause Headaches? Know When to Visit Urgent Care

According to the World Health Organization, 50% to 75% of people worldwide have experienced a headache over the last year. Headaches are one of the most common nervous system-related disorders for those aged 18-65. There are various reasons for people to complain of a headache, including the onset of seasonal or recurrent year-round allergies. At … Continued

How Long Does a Strep Test Take?

Strep throat is one of the most common diagnoses among sick children between 5 and 10 years old. Up to 20% of school-aged children may be carrying the virus without knowing it. Even with no symptoms, the virus can spread from one person to another through tiny respiratory droplets in the air. Although most common … Continued

Does Urgent Care Take Medical?

Getwell Urgent Care accepts most major medical insurance plans.  When you need same-day medical care, worrying about paying for it shouldn’t stop you from getting the diagnosis and treatment you need now.  Don’t delay your visit to urgent care over the complexities that can come with deciphering medical insurance. Your health is the most important … Continued

Can an Ear Infection Cause a Headache?

If you have sinus pressure or viral infection in your ear, nose, or throat, it’s not uncommon to experience a headache as well. The ear, nose, and throat are connected and surrounded by hollow sinus cavities in the cheekbones, middle of the forehead, between the eyes, and in the nose. When you have sinusitis or … Continued

Does Urgent Care Do Bloodwork?

More and more, people are choosing to have their bloodwork and laboratory testing done at a local urgent care clinic. Urgent care clinics are often more convenient than scheduling an appointment with your doctor. Not only are they open after normal business hours, but you can also get the services you need more quickly without … Continued

Three Ways to Avoid the Flu

Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and sometimes the lungs. Common symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. Children (more so than adults) may experience vomiting and diarrhea, too. Unfortunately, it can be extremely difficult to … Continued

When Is the Best Time to Get a Physical Exam?

Physical exams are an essential part of your routine medical care and help doctors evaluate your overall health. Understanding when to get a physical can help you avoid problems later in life. In fact, you should get checkups even if you feel fine. Why? Physical exams are useful for children interested in starting a new … Continued