Welcome NextLevel Health Members

If you are a NextLevel Health member, you do not need a referral to visit any one of our Chicago and surrounding area urgent care clinics.  There is no urgent care co-pay for NextLevel Health members. Between family, work, and an ever-growing to-do list, you have enough on your plate. When immediate illnesses and injuries […]

Flu Update for January 2020

Flu Season Update

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can be caused by several influenza virus strains. Symptoms of the flu usually appear abruptly, and include headache, cough, fever, chills, and body aches. Influenza can cause severe complications – especially in children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems – making it a serious public […]

Spotting a UTI in Children

Child with pain in her stomach

Reserve Your Telehealth Visit Spotting a UTI in Children A urinary tract infection is fairly simple to spot when you’re an adult; the symptoms tend to be painful, such as a burning sensation during urination and pressure in the abdomen or groin. Similarly, it’s easy to communicate those symptoms to your healthcare provider. Identifying a […]

What to Know About Pink Eye

mother rubs noses with young daughter

Are your eyes itchy, swollen, and pink? If so, you may be suffering from conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye. Pink eye is frequently associated with children, but it is a common problem for people of all ages. “Anyone can get pink eye, but preschoolers, schoolchildren, college students, teachers, and daycare workers are particularly at […]

Preventing the Flu

infant girl looking at a doctors stethoscope

  Influenza—commonly known as “the flu”—is a contagious respiratory illness that is caused by the influenza virus. In the U.S., between 5-20% of the population gets the flu annually. Usually, it is mild, but it can become quite severe. In fact, over 200,000 adults and children are hospitalized due to the flu each year. If […]

Welcome Fox Valley Medicine

We are now in-network with BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois HMO medical group – Fox Valley Medicine If you belong to the BCBS-IL medical group – Fox Valley Medicine, you do not need a referral to visit any one of our urgent care locations in Illinois.  Standard office visit co-pay only! Between family, work, and an […]

Flu Update 2019

Flu Season Graphic

Fall is the time for crisp air, colorful leaves, pumpkin spice flavors, longer nights, and, unfortunately, the flu. Starting now and ending around May, America’s flu season has begun. To help you and your family enjoy the months ahead without getting sick, now is the time to start taking precautions against the flu. What can […]

What to Know About Whooping Cough

Medications at Physicians Immediate Care

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. It is characterized by a severe cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like a “whoop.” Pertussis spreads easily between individuals through droplets caused by coughing or sneezing but can be prevented by immunization. Reserve Your Telehealth […]

Preventing Anemia

Diagram of blood cells to demonstrate anemia

Anemia is a condition where there are not enough healthy red blood cells to supply the body’s tissues with all the oxygen they need. Red blood cells pick up oxygen from the lungs and travel through your body to deliver it to your body tissues. When you do not have enough red blood cells, or […]

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