Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Leaves

Poison ivy is a plant that’s found on four different continents on our planet, and it’s the only cause of poison ivy rash. The poison ivy plant has a sap that contains an oil known as urushiol which is the primary irritant causing the allergic rash and reactions. Touching or brushing against the plant or […]

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

COVID

Updated May 2022 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 […]

COVID Treatments

COVID antiviral medication

At Physicians Immediate Care, we test for COVID and offer treatment at the same time. Early treatment intervention for COVID is vital because antiviral medicines for COVID-19 must be started within five days of a positive test or symptoms. Our patients can get tested, receive a physical exam, and receive COVID treatment, if recommended, all […]

Upcoming Community Events

Physicians Immediate Care at a fest

Come join Physicians Immediate Care at any of the below upcoming local community events.  If you have any questions or would like to suggest a community event we should attend, please contact us at Community@VisitPhysicians.com.

PIC Tips for Healthy International Travel

passport for travel

May is among the most popular months for international travel, and if you’re planning your own exotic vacation, don’t neglect your health while trying to stuff those shirts into your luggage. Follow these five health tips for international travel to make sure your trip is a memorable one for all the right reasons. Bring Cash […]

Newest COVID-19 Variants

New COVID-19 Variants

Over time, it’s normal for a virus to evolve through mutation. This has happened to the SARS-CoV-2 virus many times, leading to several notable COVID-19 variants. Delta Variant The Delta variant causes more severe illness and may be more easily transmissible than previous variants. It was first identified in late 2020 and spread rapidly. The […]

Treating Fractures and Dislocations

arm in cast

Fractures and dislocations can occur when a hard impact injures a bone or joint. A fracture is a break or crack in the bone. Dislocation is when two bones move out of place at their connecting joint. Fractures and dislocations are often emergency situations. For injuries to large bones and joints, especially when the bone […]

Skin Tag Removal

Skin tag

What is a skin tag? A skin tag is a benign growth that hangs off the skin’s surface by a thin stalk. These common growths contain fat and collagen fibers. They sometimes also contain small blood vessels and nerve cells. They first appear as small bumps, usually the same color as your skin. Some skin […]

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 […]

Cortisone Shots

Cortisone shot for pain

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 […]

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