State of the Art Influenza Testing

Influenza

We’re excited to announce that Physicians Immediate Care is now using Alere™ influenza testing to better care for our patients. This state of the art technology is significantly faster and more accurate than other commonly used molecular tests. Physicians Immediate Care is committed to bringing you quick, convenient care without compromising quality. The Alere™ test […]

Why I Picked P.I.C. – Jack Enter, PA-C

Physicians Immediate Care Jack Enter

NAME: JACK ENTER, PA-C TITLE: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT What is the best part of your job? By far the best part of my job is seeing patients and their families who allow me the privilege of entering their lives. What our patients allow us to do is an honor that I have always respected. At my practice […]

Physicians Immediate Care Acquires Immediate MD

Immediate MD blog

We are very excited to announce that Physicians Immediate Care has acquired Immediate MD (http://immediatemd.com). Immediate MD’s four Chicago clinics (Lincoln Park, Old Town, North Center, and Jefferson Park) including their outstanding people are a great addition to our existing clinics and our company. Growth This investment expands our presence in Chicagoland to 28 clinics, with […]

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 […]

Lincoln Park Clinic Opening

Physicians Immediate Care Lincoln Park Urgent Care

Presence Health and Physicians Immediate Care announce the grand opening of a new urgent care clinic in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood on November 1, 2016. The 3,700 square-foot clinic at 933 Diversey Parkway will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, providing Lincoln […]

13 Halloween Safety Tips

Pumpkins

The best way to enjoy Halloween, and avoid any visits to your local urgent care, is to take precautions before the day arrives, then follow safe practices while trick-or-treating or attending parties. Here are some tips to ensure you and your family have a fun and safe Halloween this year: Decorations Pumpkin carving should always […]

What to Know About Zika Virus

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While Zika virus remains rare in most areas of the United States, there are some important facts you should know in order to protect yourself and your family. How is Zika spread? Zika virus is spread primarily by mosquitoes that become infected through biting a person that is infected with the virus. Then, that mosquito […]

Back to School Health Tips

children waiting for a school bus

Each new school year brings a plethora of new and exciting things to prepare for. While students are most concerned with new teachers and friends, parents have a lot to consider when thinking about the well-being of their child: allergies, germs, what the cafeteria is serving, if they are getting enough sleep; the list goes […]

10 Tips for a Safe Fourth of July

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Fourth of July weekend is finally here! And that means road trips, family get-togethers, BBQs, fun in the sun, and marvelous fireworks displays. However, each July 4th, thousands of people are injured while using fireworks. Despite the clear dangers, people often overlook the risks associated with using fireworks, which include burns and other injuries, fires, and […]

Debunking Some Common Health Myths

woman being weighed at a clinic

When it comes to long-held misconceptions about our health, old habits are even harder to shake than a sinus infection. No matter how much we learn, we’d all rather follow grandma’s advice, or do simply what feels right, rather than verify if any of our long-held assumptions are correct. To quote Zackary Berger, M.D., “A […]

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