Seasonal Tips

What You Need to Know About Poison Ivy

June 26, 2020

Spending time outdoors can be refreshing… until someone in the group has an unfortunate encounter with a seemingly harmless ground covering. It’s important to learn about local plants and the potential health effects that can occur with contact. Poison ivy is one common greenery to watch for. Common Questions About Poison Ivy At Rapid Med Urgent Care, we are working hard to educate our ...

Urgent Care Flu Shot Myths

Flu Shots – Moving Beyond the Myths

October 15, 2018

At RapidMed Urgent Care Center, we provide an extensive list of services to anyone who walks into our facility. This includes any urgent care needs, along with the multitude of health issues that can be categorized under primary care. We are here for you seven days a week, whether you visit our offices, or prefer to contact us from your computer, tablet, or phone. But did you know that we also ...

Urgent Care Allergies

Fall Allergies and How to Cope With Them

September 25, 2018


Allergies are largely associated with the spring and summer time, as pollen fills the air. However, as some of us unfortunately know, allergens of different types can thrive in all temperatures and environments. In this article, we’ll go over some of the allergens that are particularly prominent in the fall, and how these allergies can be treated. In actuality, the summer allergens are often ...

Urgent Care Keeping Your Kids Healthy

Back to School – Keeping Your Kids Healthy

September 19, 2018


Flu Season With the school year now beginning, many parents are concerned about their kids getting sick. Many parents feel like their kids are constantly getting sick and wonder if there is anything they can do to prevent this. Needless to say, not all illness is preventable, but there are things that can be done to decrease your family’s chances of getting sick. The most important thing that ...

Urgent Care Mosquito Illness

The Disease Mosquitoes Can Cause

August 27, 2018


The diseases mosquitoes can cause are many, but these are the ones you most need to know about. Transmitting them across continents sometimes, these pests can do a lot of damage if left unchecked. Luckily, a mosquito bite isn't very likely to kill you. Here's the breakdown. The Diseases Mosquitoes Can Cause It's scary to think that something so common as mosquito could land you in an urgent care ...

Urgent Care Child Health

Are You and Your Children Having a Healthy Summer?

July 9, 2018


With the kids home from school, they'll need somewhere other than gym class to release their energy.  Luckily, it doesn't take too much of your energy to make sure you and the family are having a healthy summer. This is what it takes to keep your summer fit and fun. Are You and Your Children Having a Healthy Summer? Summer is the most wonderful time of the year — for school children and ...

Urgent Care Firework Injuries

The Health Hazards of Fireworks

July 3, 2018

The 4th of July is upon us, and fireworks are in the air! While there are fun times to be had, it is important to remember the health hazards of fireworks. Many people will be mixing fireworks with alcohol this week, which is especially dangerous. Without trying to hurt your good time, here are a few health hazards to keep in mind. The Health Hazards of Fireworks Fireworks are polarizing: some ...

Urgent Care Lawn Mowing Injuries

When Mowing Goes Wrong

July 2, 2018

Lawn mowers are a magnet for accidents. When mowing goes wrong, bad things happen. While most things your lawn mower can do to your body will land you in an emergency room, there are a few urgent care problems that can arise, as well. This is what happens when mowing goes wrong. When Mowing Goes Wrong Almost every day someone's routine chores go horribly awry. Whether it's tripping over the cord ...

Urgent Care Bug Bites & Illnesses

Deeper Look: The Things That Bugs Can Do

June 22, 2018

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No one likes bugs — okay, some people like bugs, but they certainly aren't popular. And there are good reasons for that. The things that bugs can do to your health aren't quite proportionate with their size. Despite being so tiny, a bug bite can cause a slew of huge problems. With bugs now crawling everywhere, let's look at the things bugs can do to you. Deeper Look: The Things That Bugs Can ...

Healthy Bikini Body

How to Get a Healthy Bikini Body

June 11, 2018

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Fad diets can make you lose weight, but they aren't always healthy. If you're looking to slim down for the summer, here are a few ways you can get a healthy bikini body. It might not be as fast as you'd like, but it also won't have any negative effects on your body. How to Get a Healthy Bikini Body With summer just underway, almost everyone is going to be heading into the water. Whether it's the ...

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