Treating Common Bugs and Germs in Kids

Treating Common Bugs and Germs in Kids

The first day of school is right around the corner, and kids from different homes will once again congregate indoors in classrooms. This can be concerning for patents because of how quickly germs can spread between children. Common colds are very infectious because...

Safe Fun in the Sun

Safe Fun in the Sun

The sun is an invaluable resource for many physical, emotional, and mental health needs. Sun exposure is scientifically proven to improve mood by encouraging serotonin release in the brain and subsequently helping depression symptoms. The sun also helps our skin...

Food Safety

Food Safety

Every day what we choose to eat is very important, mainly because it fuels our bodies. However, what if we told you it was even more important to consider how that fuel is prepared? There are four general food safety rules that are important to follow, especially as...

Treating Cuts and Scrapes

Treating Cuts and Scrapes

Summer is around the corner, and for many of us  it can’t come soon enough. It’s a time for barbecues, swimming, bike rides, and spending time outside: playing sports, hiking, and exploring the great outdoors. However, these fun outdoor activities bring inevitable...

Managing Insect Bites and Stings

Managing Insect Bites and Stings

As the weather warms up, many of us will start heading outdoors to enjoy all that nature has to offer. Whether you are planning a picnic at your favorite park or a week-long camping trip, spending time outdoors brings an increased risk of insect bites and bee stings....

Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies

The weather is starting to warm up as we head into spring - and with that warm weather comes seasonal allergies. Do you find yourself plagued by itchy eyes, a runny nose, and endless sneezing every time you venture outdoors in the spring? According to the CDC, you may...

Safe Spring Break

Safe Spring Break

Tips for a Safe Spring Break We’ve made it through the middle of winter, and spring is just around the corner! With spring comes more outdoor activities – and spring break. Read on for some tips for a safe – and fun! – spring break! Know what to expect While we seem...

We are Here to Help You Feel Better

We are Here to Help You Feel Better

At MEDIQ Urgent Care, we are here for all of your urgent (or just nagging) medical conditions, with walk-in care available seven days a week. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, much of our focus has been on providing the testing services needed by our community. In...

Winter Injuries

Winter Injuries

Common Winter Injuries - and How to Avoid Them Ice, snow, and other weather hazards are ever-present in many parts of the country during the winter months. Emergency rooms and urgent care practices regularly see patients for winter-related injuries - many of which are...

All About Acute Bronchitis

All About Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is a respiratory infection that typically affects the bronchi, which are the two tubes that allow air to travel from your mouth to your lungs. You may experience this condition if you have an upper respiratory tract infection (URI) which causes...