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Help for Life’s Minor Emergencies

October 30, 2020 Posted in: Primary Care

A twisted ankle.
An itchy rash.
A tender sore throat.  

We’ve all been there. You aren’t feeling great for one reason or another, but there’s not enough time to schedule an appointment to see your doctor and the situation doesn’t call for a trip to the emergency room. When small emergencies or healthcare concerns pop up, it can be hard to know what to do. 

That’s where CHI Memorial Convenient Care comes in – providing walk-in care right now,  to help at a moment’s notice by providing urgent medical care for many conditions including allergies and asthma, fevers and flu, and stitches and sprains. Urgent care isn’t a replacement for your primary care physician. It’s to fill in the gaps for help when you can’t make an appointment or it’s after regular business hours or on the weekend. In-office services like lab work and digital x-rays that can be completed immediately and provide a more complete and accurate diagnosis. That means you can get the care you need without missing work or using your valuable sick days. 

Here’s a list of commonly treated conditions: 

  • Burns
  • Cough, cold and flu
  • Dehydration from a stomach virus 
  • Earaches 
  • Kidney stones 
  • Laryngitis
  • Minor lacerations 
  • Persistent cough
  • Pink eye
  • Skin rashes
  • Sore throat 
  • Strains and sprains
  • Urinary tract infections

Avoiding the ER

Trips to the ER can time-consuming, not to mention expensive. CHI Memorial Convenient Care accepts most private insurance plans as well as Medicare and Medicaid and offers the perfect solution when your healthcare needs can’t wait. There’s no need to make an appointment, and we’ll coordinate with your personal physician to ensure you receive follow-up care. What’s more, CHI Memorial Convenient Care charges a primary care copay, a less expensive alternative to emergency rooms or most urgent care centers. 

CHI Memorial provides the kind of care people want – by moving quickly to identify the problem through diagnostic tests and provide treatment. No one wants to cut corners when it comes to their health or the health of their loved ones. At CHI Memorial, you can be confident you’re receive the very best. For more information, visit  

Two convenient locations to serve you 

CHI Memorial Convenient Care – Cleveland 

CHI Memorial Convenient Care – LaFayette

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