If you are dealing with an injury or illness that just will not go away, a rash or sore that just will not seem to heal, or even something as minor as the flu or food poisoning, there are times when it makes sense to seek urgent care rather than going to your primary care physician. If this is the case for you, there are a few situations in which you should seek urgent care. When you do not have time to wait for an appointment with your primary care physician, walk-in urgent care facilities may provide you with treatment that is both prompt and of a high standard.
They are open throughout the night and on the weekends, making it simple to consult a physician without the need to make an appointment in advance. Walk-in clinics are able to give medical care to people with varying health plans since they are not just affiliated with any one particular insurance company. Walk-in clinics are a terrific option for heading directly to the emergency department if you need stitches or medication for an infection. This is especially true if you require any of those things.
For instance, if you cut yourself while preparing supper and the wound does not seem to be severe enough to need stitches, but it still hurts quite a bit, you should go to the urgent care facility in your neighborhood rather than waiting until the morning or going directly to the emergency room. Because most urgent care centers also have x-ray equipment, you will not have to go anywhere else to get an x-ray done, unlike certain other types of medical institutions. In fact, many walk-in clinics also provide laboratory services (blood testing) right there on the premises.
At West Point Urgent Care, we are dedicated to providing quality medical services to all our patients in a timely manner - so you never have to wait long. At our urgent care facility, we work hard to earn your trust and provide high-quality service with a personal touch. Remember - no appointment necessary. Just walk right in! For more info or an appointment, call us at (909) 355-1296 today!