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First Care’s Occupational Medicine Services

Urgent care at First Care Clinics goes beyond treating common illnesses and injuries. Our occupational medicine services provide quick and convenient care when it comes to drug screens, lab testing, vaccines, and physical exams. We provide both instant and lab-based panel drug screens, TB skin tests, flu tests, flu shots,

Urgent Care: How It Works

Trying something new when it comes to your health can be scary; you never know if you’re visiting a quack or a legitimate professional. That’s no reason to avoid urgent care clinics, though. More often than not, urgent care clinics are cheaper than the emergency room, provide more applicable care

Urgent Care and Walk-In Medical Services by First Care Clinics

Sometimes you have a medical problem that isn’t as life-threatening as a heart attack but still can’t wait for an appointment with your primary care physician. For illness or injury that can’t wait, but doesn’t exactly constitute a trip to the emergency room, urgent care clinics are the way to

Why Should You Go to Urgent Care?

So, you think you may have the flu. You’ve had chills, a fever, body aches, and congestion since yesterday…but it’s 6:30 pm on a Friday, you can’t get in to see your primary care physician, and it’s not urgent enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. What do

Concussion Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Head injuries are scary and not something to be taken lightly. Even something that might seem like a minor fall or bump can have serious impacts on your health, so it’s important to take any harm to your head or neck very seriously. When it comes to types of brain

Does My Bee Sting Need Medical Attention?

With the weather warming up, we will all be spending more time outdoors. With the change in season, though, comes the increase in flying insects. While some are pleasant, like butterflies and ladybugs, other insects like mosquitoes and bees are decidedly less enjoyable to come into contact with. When it

Allergies or a Cold: What’s Got You Sick?

There’s a reason people say they’re “under the weather” when they aren’t feeling their best. Now that it’s officially springtime, allergy season is in full swing. Sneezes, stuffy noses, and itchiness are becoming more prominent, but not all sniffles are the same — it can be hard to determine the

What You Need to Know About Chest Pain

Chest pain can come in a variety of forms: sharp, dull, burning, concentrated, or widespread. Chest pain can have many causes — the most serious, of course, being a heart attack. However, the tricky thing about this kind of pain is that it can stem from dozens of different issues, making it