Here’s What You Need to Know About Monkeypox

Testing for monkeypox

The CDC is tracking an outbreak of monkeypox that has spread across several countries that don’t usually report monkeypox, including the United States. Because this is a rapidly changing virus, we have created some helpful links to the CDC website about monkeypox. Who is prominently at risk for monkeypox? https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/clinicians/what-hcps-should-know.html What symptoms do patients with […]

Treating Hand Injuries or Hand Swelling

hand swelling

Hand Injuries There are many types of injuries that can affect your hands and wrists. Injuries arising from an impact are considered acute and can be sudden and painful. These include sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, and injuries to tendons or ligaments. These conditions should be treated promptly for the best recovery.  Chronic hand conditions can […]

Bug Bites: When to See a Doctor

Bug Bite Treatment

Insect bites and spider bites are common ailments that can usually be treated at home. However, some bug bites can become serious. Know when a bug bite can be treated at home and when you should visit urgent care. Bug bites can come from many different insects and arthropods. These include ants, bed bugs, beetles, […]

Do you have a stomach bug or food poisoning?

You feel a sickness in your stomach, your body aches, and you have a fever. You wonder how it could have happened. Was it that oddly chewy pork tenderloin you had for lunch or that fellow from yesterday’s meeting who coughed into his hand before you shook it? Do you have a stomach bug or […]

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Leaves

Poison ivy is a plant that’s found on four different continents on our planet, and it’s the only cause of poison ivy rash. The poison ivy plant has a sap that contains an oil known as urushiol which is the primary irritant causing the allergic rash and reactions. Touching or brushing against the plant or […]

Taking Care of Your Blood Pressure

blood pressure

Blood pressure is a force that we need to move blood through our bodies. For most adults, normal healthy blood pressure is below 120/80 mm Hg. Blood pressure that is too high or too low can cause serious health problems and even death. Recent guidelines say that high blood pressure (hypertension) is when your blood […]

Is it a Cold, COVID-19, or a Sinus Infection?

Cold, COVID-19, or a Sinus Infection

Updated May 2022 One of the challenging things about recognizing COVID-19 and other illnesses is that they can share some of the same symptoms. Many articles have been written comparing the symptoms of COVID-19 and influenza, as these two illnesses have perhaps the most in common. But many symptoms of COVID-19 also resemble those of […]

COVID Treatments

COVID antiviral medication

At Physicians Immediate Care, we test for COVID and offer treatment at the same time. Early treatment intervention for COVID is vital because antiviral medicines for COVID-19 must be started within five days of a positive test or symptoms. Our patients can get tested, receive a physical exam, and receive COVID treatment, if recommended, all […]

Upcoming Community Events

Physicians Immediate Care at a fest

Come join Physicians Immediate Care at any of the below upcoming local community events.  If you have any questions or would like to suggest a community event we should attend, please contact us at Community@VisitPhysicians.com.

PIC Tips for Healthy International Travel

passport for travel

May is among the most popular months for international travel, and if you’re planning your own exotic vacation, don’t neglect your health while trying to stuff those shirts into your luggage. Follow these five health tips for international travel to make sure your trip is a memorable one for all the right reasons. Bring Cash […]

Page 1 of 12
1 2 3 12