Urgent Care Blog

Our Blog Features Health Tips For You And Your Family Along with the Latest News from Zip Clinic Urgent Care® centers. Browse our articles on health issues ranging from seasonal allergies to flu prevention to injury treatment. Also learn more about what services are provided through urgent care versus other medical facilities, such as freestanding emergency departments.

DOT Physicals

DOT Physicals

What does DOT stand for? Department of Transportation   Who needs a DOT exam? The operator of a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of over 10,001 pounds The operator of a vehicle designed to transport more than 15 people The operator of a vehicle transporting...

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Urgent Care vs. Primary Care

Urgent Care vs. Primary Care

Urgent care is a commonplace to use for acute issues when you are sick, have an accident, injury, or need quick care without having to plan an appointment. Urgent care can also help you with primary care needs when you may be between providers, unable to get an...

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STD Testing

STD Testing

Screening and diagnostic tests can be done in urgent care for various sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Whether you have been possibly exposed, experiencing concerning symptoms, or just want to screen for routine monitoring we can take care of you and your sexual...

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Allergy Season is Upon Us!

Allergy Season is Upon Us!

Seasonal allergies/ environmental allergies affect many people each year. Spring allergies usually can begin in February and continue into June for some. Seasonal allergies develop when your body’s immune system overreacts to a trigger in the environment (pollen,...

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Kid’s Nutrition

Kid’s Nutrition

  Nutrition is very important for our growing children. They need all the vitamins and nutrients to grow strong and develop their brains. What to feed your kids, how much, and the stages of your child’s development can be very overwhelming for parents....

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Telemedicine

Telemedicine

We are excited to announce that you can now visit with one of our providers from the comfort of your home. Telemedicine is a service that allows a patient to have a virtual visit with a provider without having to go into one of our urgent care clinics. With...

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Fight the Flu

Fight the Flu

Flu season has officially started! With that being said, we want to make sure everyone is taking the proper steps to help PREVENT THE FLU!   The CDC defines the flu as "a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and...

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Welcome Back WKU

Welcome Back WKU

We had a GREAT time a Welcome Back WKU! It was such a fun event welcoming back WKU students to the Bowling Green area! Welcome Back WKU is an annual event that is hosted by the Bowling Green Chamber. It is one of the largest come-and-go style expos in the community....

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