Urgent Care

Health Insurance Glossary Topic.

A type of walk-in healthcare clinic that provides care for illnesses or injuries that need immediate attention but are not life threatening and would not require the services of an emergency room. Conditions that can be treated at an urgent care clinic can include:

  • Mild allergic reaction

  • Nausea

  • Diarrhea

  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

  • Ear infection

  • Sore throat

  • Fever

  • Sprains/Strains

  • Insect bites

  • wounds/abscess

  • Etc.