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Why caring for a wound matters

Walk-in clinic shares valuable wound-related lessons

When you accidentally scratch or cut yourself, you may not consider it a wound. Usually, the word wound makes people think of a large gash in the skin. Surprisingly, there are a number of different types of wounds. And no matter the type, the greatest risk is an infection, which is why proper wound care matters.

Keep reading to learn about the types of wounds, how to care for wounds and when to seek expert care.

  December 2, 2016   Wound, Care 0 Comments   Read More

Keep your kidneys healthy

March is National Kidney Month

Velocity Care has information that you need to know about your kidneys and how to keep them healthy for March’s National Kidney Month and into the future.

  March 2, 2016   Health, Kidney, Care 0 Comments   Read More

5 tips on how to care for yourself and your family when sick with the flu

Flu season is in full swing

It’s flu season and many people are suffering from the symptoms of this virus. Fever, chills, headache, body aches, sore throat and fatigue are all common ailments that can accompany the flu. Sometimes it is difficult to know just how to help someone who is experiencing these symptoms, but by following the tips below, a speedy recovery is just around the corner.

  February 16, 2016   Health, Flu, Care 0 Comments   Read More

Does this look infected?

How to care for a minor wound and spot an infection

At some in our lives we all suffered from minor cuts or scrapes. These minor injuries generally heal on their own with no real medical intervention necessary. However, if bacteria enter into the wound, they can cause a potentially serious infection. Velocity Care offers advice on caring for minor wounds and knowing when you should seek medical attention for an infection.

  January 28, 2016   Wound, Infection, Urgent Care, Care 2 Comments   Read More

What happens when I leave the urgent care center?

Know what to expect at a Velocity Care clinic

What happens after a Velocity Care emergency medicine physician evaluates you in an urgent care clinic? First, the physician will discuss your diagnosis with you before you leave. This is the time for any questions or concerns that you have for the physician. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and confident with your health and treatment.

  December 30, 2015   Urgent Care, Care 0 Comments   Read More

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