You were so careful that you did not fall when you were in the icy parking lot. When the weather turned and you were forced to find a hotel for the night, you were quick to realize that the entire lot was a sheet of ice. As a result, you parked your car in the corner by the door half way down the building. This meant that you were able to get in and out of the hotel with only a few steps. As an extra safety effort, you even carried out two towels so that you could step on them as needed.
Fortunately, you were careful enough that you never even had a small slip on the ice in the parking lot. When you go home and took a shower, however, you were not as careful. The phone rang and thinking that it was your daughter who was 12 hours away at college you made a dash to the phone. Realizing it was only your husband, who was easy to call back, you spun around to go back to the shower. The combination of the wet floor and some soap that must have still been on your feet slid you across the
A single injury or illness can throw your entire week into disarray.
You fret about work and lost hours. You think about the medical bills and how they can eat into your savings (what little you have). You might even be worried that your condition is already pretty bad and could get worse. Urgent care is an essential resource designed to curb all your worries before you’ve even stepped through the front door. Boasting short wait times and affordable costs, your next bout with the unexpected will finally be met head-on.
Here are five important details you should know about convenient health care and how urgent care fits into your life.
Urgent Care Centers Have Short Wait Times
Perhaps the least known element about urgent care models is the short wait time. Unlike scheduling an appointment with your regular doctor, the urgent care service is designed to get you in and out in a blink. Recent studies have shown the average wait t