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 […]

Lollapalooza COVID Test

Lollapalooza Crowd

Are you ready for Lollapalooza? This year all Lollapalooza attendees must provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bring your vaccination card or bring in a negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours of first attending Lollapalooza. At Physicians Immediate Care, we can make it easy to get your COVID test with our […]

Summer Fun!

Community Event

Like most, we are excited to return to local community events and coming together this summer for some fun in the sun!  Physicians Immediate Care is proud to partner with many great organizations that produce unique and fun opportunities.  Our team of community ambassadors will be sure to bring smiles to many faces, sharing free […]

How safe are you after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

Travel after COVID vaccine

Safe Activities for People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccination rates are growing, and our communities are opening up again. Many patients are wondering how much protection vaccination provides and which activities are safe to do. We know that COVID-19 vaccines work well to protect you from getting the virus. In cases where vaccinated people […]

Cortisone Shots

man with joint pain in his knee

What is a cortisone shot? A cortisone shot is an injection that is used to relieve pain and inflammation in a localized area of the body – usually joints such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, or hands. Cortisone shots can be used to help treat many conditions, including bursitis, gout, tendinitis, trigger finger, and several […]

What You Need to Know: Immigration Medical Exams

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Immigration Medical Exams Ready to become a permanent resident of the United States? When you apply to get your green card, you’ll be asked to undergo a medical examination as part of the application process. Physicians Immediate Care has provided reliable medical exams to thousands of immigrants wishing to start a new life in the […]

How much does urgent care cost?

Urgent Care Costs

Reserve Your Time The cost of a visit to the emergency room or an urgent care center can vary based on where you are geographically, whether you are in-network or out of network, and which location you visit. For non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, urgent care centers can typically offer substantial cost savings over a visit […]

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 […]

COVID Test for Travel

Dad and boy in airport

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 […]

8 Healthy Ways to Start Your Day

woman on computer with cup of coffee

Are you a morning person? For some of us, seemingly no matter how early we go to bed the night before, we always wake up feeling exhausted and lethargic. Here are a few tips for how to start your morning in a healthy way that leaves you feeling energetic and ready for your day. ① […]

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