COVID Test for Travel

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When and Where to Get Your COVID-19 Test for Travel   Are you planning a trip? If so, you may need a COVID-19 test. Many countries currently require proof that you don’t have COVID-19 before you enter, including the United States. This rule applies to U.S. citizens returning from other countries, too. There are a […]

Don’t Put Your Healthcare on Hold

Don't put your healthcare on hold

Even as medical offices have reopened with enhanced safety measures, many clinics and hospitals are reporting lower numbers of patients during the pandemic. Unfortunately, in some cases, avoiding medical care can be even more risky than the coronavirus. Don’t put your healthcare on hold because of COVID-19. Read on to learn why it’s important to […]

Clearing Up the Confusion on Types of COVID Testing

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When getting tested for COVID-19, it’s common to have questions about the types of tests, how they work, and their accuracy. In this article, we cover the different types of COVID testing, including the tests provided by Physicians Immediate Care to support your health. To find out if you should get tested for COVID-19, visit […]

Who Will I See During My Visit?

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When you’re feeling under the weather and can’t wait for an appointment with your primary care doctor, our experienced medical team can help you feel better. We focus on getting you in as quickly as possible, but we never rush care. Our friendly and knowledgeable providers take the time to listen, explain, and answer all of your […]

PIC’s Clinic Teams Honored at Healthcare Heroes Night

This summer, drive-in movies made a comeback in Chicago as local company Chi-Together created new opportunities to connect while keeping social distance. In support of the amazing work done by our team this year, Physicians Immediate Care was proud to sponsor the Healthcare Heroes Night at the Chi-Together Drive-In on September 12, 2020. For five […]

Fear Not, Get a Shot!

Get Your Flu Shot Message

Despite the warm temperatures of the last few weeks, it’s important to remember that flu season is quickly approaching – and it’s time to get your flu shot. (And you’ll certainly prefer it to getting the flu.)  The CDC estimates that, from October 1, 2019, through April 4, 2020, there had been: 39 million – […]

Flu Shot FAQ

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The flu shot is a seasonal vaccine that protects against the 3 or 4 influenza viruses that will be most common during the upcoming flu season. In the United States, flu season can begin as early as October and as late as May. An annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and […]

Flu Shots Are Needed More Than Ever with COVID-19

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Each year, flu vaccination plays a major role in protecting individual and community health. Now, with the presence of COVID-19, getting vaccinated for the flu is more important than ever before. While there is currently no vaccine for COVID-19, it is crucial to protect your overall health as a preventative measure. Here’s what you need […]

UTI or STD? How to Tell the Difference

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Reserve Your Telehealth Visit Frequent, urgent trips to the washroom along with lower abdominal pressure or pelvic pain and a burning sensation during urination could mean a urinary tract infection (UTI). However, it could also be a sexually transmitted disease (STD) like chlamydia or gonorrhea. Because UTIs share symptoms with some STDs, many people incorrectly […]

Can You Go to Urgent Care for a UTI?

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You may be surprised to learn that most cases of urinary tract infection aren’t severe enough to warrant an emergency room visit – but often the pain and discomfort they bring can certainly make it seem like they do. UTIs are among the most common infections in the US, afflicting over 3 million men and […]

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