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 […]

Introducing Telehealth: Online Healthcare from Home

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For your safety and convenience, Physicians Immediate Care is now offering virtual healthcare appointments for residents of Illinois. Telehealth allows you to speak with a medical provider from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a laptop or mobile device with a webcam and an internet connection. Is Telehealth right for my […]

COVID-19 Information and Updates

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Now Testing All Patients with COVID-19 Symptoms. All patients need to be screened and examined in a Physicians Immediate Care clinic prior to being authorized for potential testing. Currently, we are unable to test for COVID-19 in Indiana. We hope we will be able to test in the near future and will announce that change when […]

How to know if you have a Sinus Infection or Cold

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When you have a cough, runny nose and fever, how can you tell whether it’s a cold or a sinus infection? You’ve likely heard the term “the common cold,” but probably not “the common sinus infection.” Keep that in mind: while colds happen frequently, acute bacterial sinus infections are much more infrequent, and usually occur […]

4 Ways Running Improves Your Health

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By late March most Midwesterners are looking for any excuse to get outdoors. With increasing temperatures, an extra hour of sunshine (on most days), and calmer climates, now is a great time to think about running your first race!  Whether you are a seasoned runner covering many miles, or a running novice, Springtime races are […]

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