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...

Stress, Headaches, and the Holidays

Stress, Headaches, and the Holidays

Rein in seasonal stress to prevent painful headaches Each December, our schedules fill up with errands, gatherings, and year-end celebrations. And while the season is meant to be a time of joy, all the hustle and bustle can take a toll on your health. Whether it’s...

Preventing Holiday Heartburn

Preventing Holiday Heartburn

Come November, fall celebrations switch from spooky to festive, and we look ahead to the feasting frenzy of Thanksgiving. And while many of us will indulge in familiar favorites like gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce without too much consequence, this heavy holiday...

Navigating a Negative COVID-19 Test

Navigating a Negative COVID-19 Test

Everyone in your household is coughing, sneezing, aching, and feeling downright under the weather. You automatically assume COVID-19, and head for your swab tests. But to your surprise, the results come back negative--leaving you with more questions than answers. How...

Reduce Your Risk of Respiratory Illnesses

Reduce Your Risk of Respiratory Illnesses

This fall, as students head back to in-person learning and football fans gather en-masse to kick off the new season, public health fears of COVID-19 and flu season loom large. Diminished mask mandates, colder temps, and more time spent indoors will almost certainly...