What is an urgent care clinic?

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An urgent care clinic is a medical service provider specializing in illnesses or injuries that require prompt attention, but are not life-threatening. They function as outpatient clinics offering a convenient alternative for those who either don’t have a primary care physician or need medical attention when their doctor is unavailable. Urgent care physicians can diagnose illnesses or injuries, provide outpatient treatment like stitches or medication, and refer patients for followup care or a specialist if necessary. Urgent care facilities may be part of a hospital campus or a standalone location....Read More