Can Urgent Care Refer You to a Specialist?

There are various reasons you may need to see a specialist after an acute or urgent medical illness or condition. The good news is that State Urgent Care can refer you to a specialist during your visit to be seen for both short and long-term care and recovery. Understanding the referral process is essential in … Continued

3 Things That Urgent Care X-Ray Results Can Reveal

On the outside, most of us look and feel happy and healthy. We go about our daily lives seemingly fine and looking better each day. Truth be told, most of us seem like we don’t need to visit a doctor’s office anytime soon. But what you see on the outside can be deceiving. Oftentimes, the … Continued

Flu vs Cold: What’s the Difference?

It’s time to stock up on tissues and chicken noodle soup. As the weather starts to cool, flu and cold season are blowing in, too. Regardless of the season, people get sick year-round. The common cold is often the top reason kids miss school. While adults get a cold two to three times a year, children … Continued

STD vs STI: Common Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

By the age of 25, one in two Americans will have contracted an STI. In 2017, there were 2,295,739 reported cases of STD diagnosis. These numbers differ, so what’s the difference between STD vs. STI? Considering the frequency of STI and STD occurrence, awareness is essential to your sexual health. Part of this awareness comes … Continued

Top 5 Common Injuries in Football and How to Avoid Them

The pre-season has the highest injury rate in the football world. No matter what level you’re playing at, there’s always a chance of getting injured. However, knowing the most common injuries in football can help you avoid them or know what to do when you’re facing one. Keep reading to learn more about the most … Continued

How Serious Is It? 5 Signs You Need to Go to Urgent Care Now

Urgent care visits have increased by 119% in the last decade! This doesn’t necessarily mean that people are getting sicker. However, it does point to the great convenience of urgent care centers themselves. Urgent care centers give anyone a chance to treat minor illnesses in a short amount of time. Some centers move patients through more quickly than … Continued