We understand that illnesses and injuries can occur unexpectedly, which is why we offer same-day appointments for sick visits. Whether you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, a sore throat, or a fever, our experienced medical staff is here to provide you with high-quality care.
A sick visit is a medical appointment that is scheduled when a person is experiencing acute illness or symptoms that require immediate attention. Sick visits are typically scheduled for conditions that are not life-threatening, but still require prompt medical attention, such as a flu, sore throat, or urinary tract infection.
Overall, sick visits are an important part of maintaining good health, as they allow patients to receive timely and effective medical care for acute conditions that require attention.
Our Sick Visits services include:
● Assessment of your symptoms: Our providers will assess your symptoms and medical history to determine the best course of treatment.
● Diagnostic tests: If necessary, we may perform diagnostic tests such as blood tests to help diagnose your condition.
● Treatment plan: We will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that fits your specific needs and preferences.
● Prescriptions: If needed, we can prescribe medications to help manage your symptoms and speed up your recovery.
● Referrals: In some cases, we may refer you to a specialist for further evaluationor treatment.
During a sick visit to an urgent care clinic, you can expect the following:
1. Check-in: You will be asked to check-in and provide your personal and insurance information. You may also be asked to fill out a brief medical history questionnaire.
2. Medical assessment: You will be seen by a medical professional, such as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner, who will assess your symptoms and medical history. They may ask you questions about your symptoms, such as when they started, how severe they are, and whether you have any underlying health conditions.
3. Diagnostic tests: Depending on your symptoms and medical history, the medical professional may order diagnostic tests. These tests can help diagnose your condition and determine the best course of treatment.
4. Treatment plan: Once your condition is diagnosed, the medical professional will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan. This may include medications, rest, and home care instructions.
5. Follow-up: The medical professional will provide instructions on when to follow up with them or your primary care physician. They may also recommend additional testing or referrals to specialists if needed.
Overall, you can expect to receive timely, comprehensive care from experienced medical professionals during a sick visit with Getuwell.
To schedule a sick visit, please call our office or book an appointment online. We accept most major insurance plans and offer affordable self-pay options for those without insurance.
If you have any questions about our sick visit services or would like to schedule an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us.
During a sick visit, it is important to take certain precautions to prevent the spread of illness to others and protect the health and safety of healthcare workers. Here are some common precautions that may be taken during a sick visit:
1. Wear a mask: It is recommended to wear a mask to help prevent the spread of airborne illness. Patients may be provided with a mask upon arrival at the clinic.
2. Practice good hand hygiene: Patients should wash their hands frequently and use hand sanitizer to help prevent the spread of germs.
3. Social distancing: Patients should try to maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from others in the waiting room and exam room.
4. Limit visitors: Patients should avoid bringing unnecessary visitors to the clinic to reduce the risk of spreading illness.
5. Notify healthcare providers: Patients should notify healthcare providers if they have recently traveled or been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or other infectious illnesses.
6. Follow instructions: Patients should follow all instructions given by healthcare providers, such as taking medications as prescribed and following up as recommended.
By taking these precautions during a sick visit, patients can help prevent the spread of illness and protect themselves, other patients, and healthcare workers.
● You have severe trouble breathing
● You have constant chest pain or pressure
● You are severely dizzy or lightheaded
● You are confused or can’t think clearly
● You have pale, gray, or blue-colored skin or lips
● You pass out or are very hard to wake up
● You have weakness or drooping on one side of the face
● You have weakness or numbness in an arm or a leg
● You have a severe headache
● You have a seizure