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At WellCare Urgent Care, our blog aims to educate and answer all health related questions you may have on a variety of topics.

Why DOT Physicals Play a Crucial Role in Ensuring a Safe Work Environment

Occupational health and safety are cornerstones in every business’s managerial structure. For those working in industries regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT), attending a yearly DOT physical is more than just a formality—it’s a necessity for maintaining…


How to Choose: Urgent Care, Doctor’s Office, or ER?

When you’re feeling sick or injured, it’s not always easy to know where to go. Do you head to the urgent care clinic, or do you make an appointment with your doctor? What about when things are more…


Tips to Protect Yourself from Covid-19

Covid-19 has affected a great number of people around the world, and it is still being transmitted today. With new variations out there, things are even more uncertain than they were in 2020. There are, however, some steps…


What Causes Fall Allergies?

It’s likely you have allergies if you cough, sneeze, or experience other hypersensitive symptoms during specific times of the year. Fall, just like any other season, is a troublesome period for allergy sufferers. Sometimes, it’s difficult to differentiate…


What Are the Differences Between the COVID-19 Vaccines?

As the COVID-19 pandemic has now been around for over a year, it’s a relief that there are now three vaccines available in the United States. All three are safe and effective and authorized by the Food and…


Is It Allergies, or Is It More?

You might have had allergies for several years, or just experiencing them for the first time. Allergies affect many people and can have a variety of different causes. Common signs of allergies include runny nose, sneezing, and itchy…


How to Protect Yourself this Winter

For the past year, our lives and plans have been drastically altered, “thanks” to the coronavirus pandemic. Now we’re in the middle of another winter, and we’re spending more time indoors where there’s a heightened risk for infection….


What to Expect for COVID in 2021

2020 will go down as the year that changed a lot of things fundamentally. Shifting from populous parties and gatherings to six-feet-apart live conversations, from physical office appearances to juggling home activities with work, we can look forward…


What’s Wrong with My Eye

The eye is the jewel of the body. The eye is one of the most sensitive organs in the human body. A slight defect often escalates to sophisticated cases. According to the National Library of Medicine, 47% of…


What to Expect from COVID-19 Testing at WellCare Urgent Care

At WellCare Urgent Care, we are offering fast and effective COVID-19 testing if you’re showing symptoms. In order to make sure each patient gets the expert care they need, we’ve put in place specific procedures to limit exposure…


Perks of Allergy Testing

What Is Allergy Testing? Allergy testing reveals your level of sensitivity to many allergens, including foods and environmental substances. Allergic reactions or sensitivities can be life-threatening, so for those individuals who have a severe reaction to one or…


3 Probable Reasons You’re Coughing – And When to Seek Medical Attention

Coughing is a normal bodily function. People cough for many reasons. Sometimes, coughing is a continuous function that can start to interrupt your daily life. A persistent cough can certainly be annoying, however, it can also be a…


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