Should you go to the ER, Immediate Medical Care or Your Primary Physician?
No one plans to get sick, but when it happens you can be left with some choices to make. While your allergies striking may feel like you’re dying, it doesn’t mean you need to go to the ER to get them treated. And that physical you’ve been putting off doesn’t have to keep you waiting for hours at your primary physician's office. A solution that will save you time and money is Immediate Medical Care.
Immediate Medical Care (IMC) offers extended hours, no required appointments, shorter wait times, and typically has decreased costs over visiting the ER.
While there are definitely certain ailments that require an emergency room, many can be treated without footing the cost of an ER bill and without the long waits to see your regular physician.
Here are a few things you may not have considered that they can treat:
Get relief from your runny nose and watery eyes fast. An ER visit is overkill for simple seasonal allergies, and a trip to your primary physician can take up a valuable chunk of your day if they can even schedule you that day.
Are your toenails maybe not as fresh as they should be? Do you notice a slight frailness to them or odor? It might be a toenail infection, No need to wait to see a podiatrist though. Immediate Medical Center can have you back up on your feet asap.
If it's after hours and your tooth starts to hurt, you can turn to IMC to remedy the situation until you can get in to see your actual dentist.
DOT Physical, School Sports Physical
Did little Suzy or Timmy forget to tell you they joined the soccer team and need a physical? Or, have you been putting off that physical for work? IMC lets you walk in and get it taken care of, no appointment needed!
STD testing and treatment
We get it! These things are uncomfortable and can be embarrassing to have looked at. But it's better to know. IMC offers walk-in STD and STI checkups so you can get yourself checked out and on your way in no time.
About Immediate Medical Care
Wichita's Immediate Care Clinic is open and ready to help you and your family. For those times when a visit to the doctor just won't wait, and a trip to the emergency room isn't necessary, IMC offers a convenient alternative
They're services include:
- Convenient walk-in service
- Extended hours
- Most major insurances accepted
- Credit card and cash patients welcomed
- Doctors on staff
- Digital x-rays
- On-site lab
- Sports Physicals - No appointment needed
With locations in Wichita, IMC can get you in, checked out, and on your way in no time!