Anywhere from 5 to 20 percent of Americans get the flu each year. Sometimes symptoms are severe enough to see medical attention fast. The patient may not have time to make an appointment with the family doctor, but his or her condition is not serious enough to go to a hospital emergency room. Help is instantly available in the form of Seattle urgent care.
For patients looking for an urgent care clinic Seattle has many choices. Among the medical clinics Seattle and the surrounding areas have are Kent urgent care and Lynnwood walk in clinics. Throughout the state of Washington urgent care is readily available.
Fractured or broken bones often bring people to urgent care. For people under 75 years of age, wrist fractures are the most common, for those over 75 the hip is the most common broken bone. Fractures, severe cold or flu symptoms, and ear infections are all commonly treated. Some urgent care facilities have point of care prescription dispensing, and patients can get their prescriptions filled before they leave.
Each week, about three million people in the United States go to urgent care. For patients in need of fast, but not emergent, medical care at a nearby urgent care clinic seattle and all of the other major cities in the U.S. have them covered. No one wants to get sick, or have a fractured bone. But, if you do find yourself in need of an urgent care clinic Seattle is not a bad place to be.