What treatments are available for COVID-19?

As of now (4/28/20), there are no treatments and there is no vaccine or cure for COVID-19, although there are clinical trials under way. Since COVID-19 stems from a virus, antibiotics are not effective to combat it. There are treatments for people who develop...

Stay Safe Outdoors During COVID-19

Stay Safe Outdoors During COVID-19

As we head into summer, still in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s clear that this season will be without its typical concerts, movies, sporting events, and vacations. But all is not lost. We can still enjoy the simple pleasure of heading outside for some...

Seasonal Allergies Amid a Pandemic

Seasonal Allergies Amid a Pandemic

As the coronavirus spreads through the US, it can be a scary time to feel sick. Waking up with even a slight scratch in your throat might make you question your condition. But with spring flowers and plants beginning to bloom, remember not to rule out the simple...

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

We understand it’s a challenging time, as we all deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. MEDIQ Urgent Care has put protocols in place to protect our employees, our patients and our community: We constantly sanitize our clinics by wiping down chairs, countertops, beds, door...

When to Visit an Urgent Care

An urgent care facility is a clinic where you can receive medical attention and treatment. In a way, it lies somewhere between a regular family practice and an emergency room (ER). However, knowing when to go to an urgent care in Greensboro instead of a family...

What’s the Difference Between Urgent Care & the ER?

If you have a medical issue that you either want or need to have looked at right away, then you may not be able to schedule an appointment to see a family doctor at a time that is convenient for you. In such a case, you have two other options. You can go to the ER...

Lyme Disease: How to Prevent it and How to Identify it

Lyme disease can be a potentially devastating illness that is typically spread through tick bites. However, if it's caught in time, 80 percent of people that are diagnosed with Lyme disease are able to recover fully through the use of antibiotics. The problem is that...

Back Pain Remedies

Very few people have gone through life without experiencing back pain of some sort. Back pain can be caused by all kinds of things, whether it was caused by tweaking your back during a physical activity (such as working out or even lifting something heavy) or through...

Three Ways to Stop a Migraine When It First Starts

Migraines are different than normal headaches due to the fact that they are not only substantially more painful, but they can last an extremely long time. Whereas you may be able to function and go about your day to day routine with a normal headache, migraines are...

What to Do if You Have the Flu

There's nothing worse than having the flu. The flu generally results in a number of symptoms that can cause some real discomfort - and it often lasts for a week or two, thereby effectively putting you out of commission from school or work (especially since it's quite...