Walk-In Clinic in Coral Springs, FL
Walking Urgent Care treats children and adults of all ages. Our urgent care clinic is devoted to providing all of our patients with exceptional service. Call our office or schedule an appointment online or just walk-in today.
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When should you go to walk-in urgent care vs the emergency room?
What does walk-in care do?
What do you say when you go to a walk-in clinic?
What do you go to the walk-in center for?
A walk-in clinic is a type of health care facility that offers quick and convenient care for minor health problems and urgent medical needs. Walk-in clinics can be found in pharmacies, supermarkets, and other retail locations, and can also be a standalone clinic. They are a great option for treating illnesses and injuries when a doctor is not available but requires care right away. They are equipped to offer a wide range of medical services, from acute care to laboratory services, all without an appointment.
In order to understand where to go to receive treatment, we must first familiarize ourselves with the different severities of injuries and illnesses:
• Mild or minor injuries do usually not cause concern and: do not typically cause significant pain (although some pain is usually present); do not result in much blood loss and are typically easy to treat. These include small cuts and burns, mild sprains, and light impacts, such as a stubbed toe. Minor illnesses, including the common cold and the flu, often clear up after a few days or weeks and cause mild symptoms such as a dry cough, excess mucus production (stuffy and runny nose), low fever, and tension headaches.
• Severe or serious injuries require immediate care and close monitoring to ensure the body can properly repair itself. These include compound fractures (the broken bone that breaks through the skin), head trauma, deep or wide cuts, deep or large burns, and tendon ruptures. Severe illnesses can affect many different body systems or damage certain organs, including stroke, heart attack, and anaphylaxis. These must be treated immediately at an emergency room; if care is delayed, they can cause permanent damage and disability, and may even be fatal.
Walk-in urgent care clinics can handle minor injuries and illnesses; hospital emergency rooms are equipped to handle the most severe injuries and illnesses and continually monitor the patient’s condition to ensure they are in stable condition.
Walk-in care provides many health services, such as treatments for mild injuries and illnesses, and health screenings, such as annual exams and school physicals; these are essential services that ensure the community is in good health. Another important aspect of walk-in care is preventative services; these health services are aimed at preventing injuries and illnesses through early detection and the implementation of lifestyle modifications for high-risk groups.
When going to a walk-in clinic, it is important to communicate the reason for the visit, such as describing your symptoms and asking what treatments are available. The physician will likely run a few tests to confirm the diagnosis, after which they will develop a treatment plan that appropriately addresses all of your symptoms.
Walk-in clinics provide a wide range of services for common injuries, illnesses and health concerns. At Walking Urgent Care, we provide the following services:
• Primary Care
• Lab Tests
• STD Testing
• X-Rays and EKG
• Comprehensive Physicals
• Flu Vaccines
• DOT Exam
• Covid Rapid Tests
• Sports Physicals
• Work Physicals
• School Physicals
• Sick Visits
• Medication Refills
If you are looking for a specific service that you do not see listed here, please contact our office and one of our friendly staff members will be happy to assist you!
Walking Urgent Care is dedicated to providing you with all of your walk-in medical needs. Call us today to book an appointment at Walking Urgent Care, or simply walk into our clinic conveniently located at 10308 W Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL 33065. We look forward to serving you! We serve patients from Coral Springs FL, Parkland FL, Tamarac FL, North Lauderdale FL, Margate FL, and Coconut Creek FL.