Poison Ivy and Summer Rashes

Poison Ivy and Summer Rashes

Whether hiking through Fontenelle Forest or working in your back yard, be aware of contact with the three-leafed plant that can cause an itchy rash- poison ivy.

Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are three varieties of local plants that can cause these rashes when a person comes in contact with the oily resin (urushiol) found on the leaves and other parts of these plants. Over 80% of people have a rash-reaction to urushiol.

read more >>

Most Common Injuries Treated At An Urgent Care

Most Common Injuries Treated At An Urgent Care

As a walk-in clinic, we provide our patients with a number of different medical services. When a patient visits us with a sudden injury, we are readily available to deliver top-quality treatment.

There are many conditions that can be treated at an urgent care facility, from injuries to illnesses. Urgent care is NOT appropriate for life-threatening conditions. If you experience life-threatening emergencies, call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room. However, for basic illnesses or injuries, urgent care is ideal.

read more >>