Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it can also bring unexpected bumps and bruises. Here’s how urgent care can be your one-stop shop for keeping the summer vibes going strong:

Beat the “Poolside Pouts”:

  • Ear Infections (Swimmer’s Ear): Kids love the pool, but it can lead to swimmer’s ear. Urgent care can diagnose and treat it quickly.
  • Sunburn: Overdid it in the sun? Urgent care can provide soothing relief and assess if further medical attention is needed.
  • Skin Issues: Summer heat can worsen eczema or dermatitis. Urgent care can offer solutions to calm irritation.
  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): Don’t let pink eye ruin your summer fun! Urgent care can diagnose and prescribe medication to get you feeling better fast.

Tackle “Hiking Hiccups”:

  • Poison Ivy: A brush with poison ivy can put a damper on your adventures. Urgent care can provide treatment to minimize the itch and rash.
  • Sprains & Toe Injuries: A misstep on the trail can lead to a sprain. Urgent care can diagnose and provide support to get you back on track.
  • Plantar Fasciitis: Heel pain can sideline your summer activities. Urgent care can offer treatment options to get you back on your feet.
  • Dehydration: Summer heat can lead to dehydration. Urgent care can assess your condition and provide fluids to get you feeling better.

Watch Out for Heat-Related Illnesses:

  • Sunburn: Urgent care can provide treatment for sunburn and assess if further medical attention is needed.
  • Heat Stroke: Heat stroke is a serious medical emergency. If you suspect heat stroke, call 911 immediately. Urgent care can remind you of the signs and symptoms of heat stroke and advise on preventive measures.
  • Heat Rash: This uncomfortable red, itchy rash can be treated with cooling measures and medication. Urgent care can provide relief and recommend soothing remedies.

In the case, you need to bring your child to the the IM | Health Urgent Care this summer, here is what you can expect!

  • Dedicated Kid-Friendly Exam Room: We make your child feel at ease in a bright and welcoming environment.
  • Experienced Providers: Our providers are trained in emergency medicine and comfortable treating children of all ages.
  • We Make It Fun: We understand that doctor visits can cause anxiety. We use stickers and lollipops to reward and ease your child’s anxieties.
  • Quick Service: We know waiting is no fun, especially for little ones. Our goal is to get your child seen by a provider quickly and efficiently .

Enjoy a safe and healthy summer! We are here when you need us!