The following weekly column is written and sponsored by Virginia Hospital Center, a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals for the third year in a row.
Your teenager wants to try-out for their high school sports team. They will need good grades, a strong work ethic, demonstrate exceptional sportsmanship and complete a sports physical exam. They can’t even get on the field unless they bring their completed school athletic forms.
If you forgot to make an appointment for a sports physical, simply grab the forms and walk into Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care. It’s convenient, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you can choose to use your insurance or pay cash. Before you go, confirm with your insurer that the visit is covered. If not, we ask for a payment of $75 at time of service.
Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care is the only urgent care facility in the area open 365 days a year. The center is staffed by physicians trained in family practice, emergency medicine and internal medicine, as well as a team of Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Radiology Technicians. The urgent care website has even more in-depth information about the facilities and staff.
Urgent care centers are a great resource for non-emergency conditions that deserve prompt attention, including cuts, colds, fevers, sore throats, sprains and fractures.
Remember, though, that urgent care is not a substitute for emergency care. An emergency is a condition that is considered life-threatening or could cause impairment. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency department:
- Chest pain
- Convulsions, seizures or loss of consciousness
- Difficulty breathing
- Stroke (loss of vision, sudden numbness, weakness, slurred speech or confusion)
- Compound open fracture or joint separation
- Severe trauma or bleeding
- Acute abdominal pain
Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care
601 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA
The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com.
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