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How to care for strep throat from Velocity Care

A Parent’s Guide to Strep Throat

At Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center, we understand that sometimes your child comes home with a scratchy throat and you’re at a loss of what to do. You might look to other parents or your relatives for tips and, certainly, you do your research online. All of the advice and information can be overwhelming, especially because it might be varied and even contrasting. We hope to answer your sore throat questions and provide you with information you need to help your child with A Parent’s Guide to Strep Throat. Enjoy this e-book and rest assured your child is getting the care he or she needs.

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Velocity Care's e-book How to Treat Burns

How to Treat Burns

With an estimated 486,000 burn injuries treated in 2015, it is important to properly care for a burn to avoid scarring or further injury. For less severe incidents, there are several ways you can treat burns at home. Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center provides you with burn identification techniques and essential immediate care with our How to Treat Burns e-book. Enjoy this free e-book and rest assured that you will know what steps to take in the event of a burn, and that the Velocity Care doctors and staff are available to care for you and your family when you need professional medical treatment.   

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Value Card for Velocity Care uninsured patients

Value Card Application

With insurance rates skyrocketing for individuals and small businesses, many people choose not to visit the doctor. We came up with a solution to ensure you receive walk-in care without paying the average $160 to $275 out-of-pocket for your treatment. The Velocity Care Value Card is a program that offers discounted visits for uninsured patients. 

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Get your child school ready with this list.

Back to School Checklist

Ensure your child starts the year off correctly by following a back-to-school health checklist. Your child's is healthy is an important part of getting ready for school each year.

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Make sure your child is getting enough sleep with our infographic.

Lack of sleep impacts health

We are all guilty of not getting enough sleep. It seems there isn’t enough time in the evenings for most people to do everything they need or want to before bed. Whatever the reason you’re not getting enough sleep, it’s negatively affecting your health. The amount of sleep you should get varies according to your age.

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Encouraging healthy eating habits early in life is extremely beneficial for your child

Eating correctly

Getting your child to eat nutritious foods early on is an important part of staying strong and living a long life. It is also important to know how many calories your child should intake each day. Did you know, after age eight, boys and girls should eat a different amount of calories each day? Start your child on a successful and healthy path. Download the six ways to get your child eating healthy infographic for tips in the process.

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Use our checklist to keep track of the medicine you or someone else takes.

Medications list

Keeping track of the medications you or your loved one takes is often difficult and frustrating. To help, we are pleased to offer you a current medications list in the form of a customizable document that you can bring with you on urgent care visits or when seeking care from another physician. Download a blank current medications list, print it, fill it out and bring it to your next visit.

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Get ready for fall with Velocity Care's infographic to prevent illness during fall.

Tips to prevent fall illness

Many people downplay the importance of getting a flu shot; however, as the season changes from summer to fall, your body becomes prone to illnesses. We created a list of reminders to help you and your family stay healthy. Download our tips for staying healthy this fall.

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How to care for your joints

Taking good care of your joints is an important part of maintaining good mobility as you age. There are a few things you can do that will help keep your joints strong and healthy. Check out these six tips on how to care for your joints.

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Be ready for the 2016-2017 flu season.

Prepare for the 2016-2017 flu season

The 2016-2017 flu season is underway. Are you unsure if you should get the flu shot? Download the Flu Season Guide to answer all your flu questions and prepare your family. The guide explains the most common flu symptoms, which individuals are most at risk and more.  

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Be informed about what plants can give you a rash.

Learn which plants give you rashes

Do you wind up with poison ivy every year? There are a number of plants that cause rashes with itching and other uncomfortable allergy symptoms. Know what types of plants to be on the lookout for to ensure you stay healthy and rash-free.

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Be ready for anything with a properly-stocked medicine cabinet.

What medicines should you have in your medicine cabinet?

Have you ever found yourself sick without the medication you need to feel better? Or perhaps you’ve discovered the medicine you need has expired? Don’t find yourself going without, download our checklist Medicines I Should have in my Medicine Cabinet and be prepared for any illness or injury you may encounter.

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Discover the various types of brain ninjuries

Learn about brain injury

Did you know that there are two types of brain injury? Download our Brain Injury Guide to find out more about different brain injuries and keep your family safe. The guide explains the differences between a mild and a severe brain injury, and it provides the symptoms for both.

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Discover how allergies can affect you and how you can mitigate them.

How Allergies Impact Your Life

What is an allergy? How do you prevent allergies from impacting you and your family all year long? At Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center, we understand allergies are frustrating to deal with, especially if it’s your first allergic reaction. Allergy symptoms can range from a minor inconvenience to life-threatening, and we want you and your family safe. That’s why we created this allergy e-book. Inside you’ll find common allergies along with simple and effective ways to treat them. Download How Allergies Impact Your Life and keep it as a resource for the next time allergies affect someone in your family.

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