Urgent Care Blog

Our Blog Features Health Tips For You And Your Family Along with the Latest News from ZipClinic 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.

5 Practical Flu Prevention Tips

With the cooler weather comes a season that every parent dreads: the flu season. It sneaks up on you and makes an attack when you least expect it. Germs are easier to spread during this season, as they are more resistant in cold weather. Time spent in spaces with lots...

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Flu vs. Stomach Flu: What’s the Difference?

People commonly use one word--“flu”—to describe two completely different medical conditions.  “Flu” is actually influenza while “stomach flu” can refer to a number of different viruses causing similar symptoms. The two illnesses are distinctly different, as is the...

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