Treating Bruises (Contusions)

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A bruise, also called a contusion, is a common injury resulting from damage to the small blood vessels beneath the skin. When the blood leaks out and collects near the surface, the skin becomes discolored. When to See a Doctor for a Bruise Most bruises are minor. If you’ve bumped into something and have a bruise, […]

Clearing Up the Confusion on Types of COVID Testing

covid testing choices

When getting tested for COVID-19, it’s common to have questions about the types of tests, how they work, and their accuracy. This article covers the different types of COVID testing, including the tests provided by Physicians Immediate Care to support your health.       There are two types of tests available: antigen testing and […]

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 […]

Treating Dog Bites

treating a dog bite

Many dog bites are minor. Some, however, can cause serious complications. With any animal bite, infection is one of the primary concerns. It’s important to recognize when a dog bite requires medical attention. You should see a doctor for a dog bite if: The dog that bit you seems sick, is acting strangely, or may […]

Treating Abrasions

Treating an abrasion

Abrasions, also known as scrapes, are wounds where one or more layers of your skin have been removed by rubbing or tearing. Most scrapes don’t bleed a lot, and they typically heal quickly. A minor scrape can be treated at home by keeping the wound clean while it heals. If the scrape is large, deep, […]

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 are now several vaccines for COVID-19, it is crucial to protect your overall health as a preventative measure. Here’s what you need […]

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.)  Click here for information from the CDC on estimates for this flu season. That is why Physicians Immediate […]

Flu Shot FAQ

flu shot reminder

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 […]

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

Cold, COVID-19, or a Sinus Infection

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 a cold or […]

A Full-Body Guide to Spotting Cancer

Cancer RIbbons

About two out of five people will be diagnosed with cancer at some time in their life. As cancer is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, it is essential to know the signs and symptoms. Detecting cancer early optimizes the chances of recovery. Because cancer can affect almost every part of your body, it’s important […]

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