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Defining Urgent Care Clinics

Urgent care facilities are medical centers with extended hours that are open to walk-in patients with an immediate health problem that does not warrant going to a hospital's emergency room. A certified urgent care facility either has a doctor or a nurse practitioner on site during the times it is open. The following are some common medical terms that relate to urgent care clinics and can help you decide if you need to go your primary care physician, an emergency room or an urgent care clinic.

  • Emergency Room – A department in a hospital for emergency medical needs that is open 24 hours for walk-in patients. If you have a life threatening medical emergency such as chest pains or a severe allergic reaction, you need to go to the emergency room.
  • Ambulance – An emergency medical vehicle that will take you to an emergency room. If you need an ambulance, you should call 911.
  • Clinic – A medical health center that is dedicated to the care of outpatients, those who do not need hospital care.
  • Primary Care clinic – A center offering consultation by a doctor, usually a primary care physician or family doctor. Most primary care centers have limited hours they are open and provide limited services. If you need a physical for work, or a flu shot, then you should go to a primary care center
  • Urgent care clinic - Urgent care clinics offer everything between primary care centers and emergency rooms. If you are sick on a weekend when your primary care center is not open, then you should use an urgent care center, as it will save you a good deal of money when compared to an emergency room.
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    MedPost Urgent Care
    5142 Goodman Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654
    MedPost Urgent Care offers a variety of urgent care services in Olive Branch, MS, as well as other locations across the US.
    (662) 874-5755
    Medpost Urgent Care
    1941 S. Germantown Road, Suite 103, Germantown, TN 38138
    When you need medical care that you can rely on to be affordable and accessible, turn to MedPost Urgent Care.
    (901) 624-6055
    First Choice Care
    472 West Poplar Avenue, Suite 101, Collierville, TN 38107
    First Choice Care is a primary care facility that accepts walk-ins. We are open 7 days a week, 8am-8pm. We accept most insurances including Medicare and Tenncare. No appointment needed.
    (941) 854-5771
    Affordable Urgent Medical Clinic
    900 E Commerce St, Hernando, MS 38632
    (662) 429-9111
    Urgent Medical Clinic
    176 Goodman Rd W, Southaven, MS 38671
    (662) 536-1020
    Doctor Express
    5475 Poplar Ave Ste 106, Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 435-6522
    Prime Urgent Medical Clinic
    6515 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119
    (901) 762-0700
    Urgent Medical Clinic
    3680 S Houston Levee Rd Ste 104, Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 854-7620
    Prime Urgent Care
    3680 S Houston Levee Rd, Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 221-0116
    Prime Walk In Clinic
    3680 S Houston Levee Rd, Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 221-0117
    Prime Minor Medical
    3680 S Houston Levee Rd, Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 221-0118
    First Choice Urgent Care LLC
    472 W Poplar Ave, Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 854-5721
    Prime Walk In Clinic
    1520 Bonnie Ln, Cordova, TN 38016
    (901) 791-9061
    Prime Minor Medical
    1520 Bonnie Ln, Cordova, TN 38016
    (901) 791-9062
    MedPost Urgent Care
    1520 Bonnie Lane, Cordova, TN 38016
    If you’re hurt or sick and need immediate medical assistance, come to North Rockwall, TX MedPost Urgent Care.
    (901) 791-9060


    Urgent care clinics were first begun in the 1970's to provide patients with ambulatory care that could not be provided by their primary physicians. While they are often seen as an off-shoot of a typical emergency room, they were actually built to serve a different patient population. Instead of dealing with other medical emergencies, these centers can provide immediate, 24 hour care to those who are suffering from a minor infection, an asthma or allergy attack or the flu. These clinics are meant to give patients without access to their primary care or family doctors an option for treatment other than the emergency room. Most do not maintain an appointment schedule, instead keeping their days open to treat walk-in patients. Long-term care, such as wellness visits and regular heath physicals do not typically fall within the responsibility of the urgent care clinic. However, they are well equipped to deal with needs like administering antibiotic shots to clear up infections, prescription strength antihistamines to end serious allergic reactions, and addressing chronic coughs or aches and pains. Such centers are neither as well staffed nor well equipped to handle more serious medical emergencies, and as such do not offer ambulance service as an emergency room would. Online databases with lists of urgent care centers across the country are available. While they often provide the hours of operation as well as the physical location, few provide details on the quality of care that they provide. Talking to your primary health care professional is the best way to get information on the best urgent care center to visit if a medical situation arises when your doctor is unavailable. From treating minor bladder infections to allergy attacks, these life-saving centers provide access to qualified medical attention whenever patients need it.
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