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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
Holiday Hours

Urgent and Family Care will be open during normal hours except for the Holiday hours listed below.

Nov 6th, 2018
$30.00 Flu Vaccine Now Available..

The Flu Shot is Here and now available at Urgent & Family Care for ages 9 years to Adult. Getting a Flu Shot is the best way to keep from getting the flu in Austin, and we are currently providing flu shots.

Nov 6th, 2018
Basic Ways that You Can Prevent the Spread of Influenza

Unless you suffer from a medical condition that specifically requires you to avoid going out in crowds, it’s likely that you are going to be at risk of contracting influenza from other people. If you want to reduce the risk of contracting it ...

Feb 15th, 2017
Sunday Hours Expanding

Urgent and Family Care will be extending Sunday hours to 8am to 4pm effective 1 December 2017.

Oct 31st, 2017
Dealing with the Flu Once You Have It

The easiest way to deal with the flu is to avoid getting it altogether. However, even if you do get a vaccination, there is a chance that you could become infected with the influenza virus.

Feb 14th, 2017
7 Swimming Safety Tips for Summer in Austin!

Swim Safety Tips When the sun comes out and the Austin weather starts to heat up, what’s the one thing that everyone likes to get out and do? Swim of course! Summer season (and even into early fall here in Austin) is swim season and that means you ...

Jul 12th, 2015
Summer Safety Tips

What is the first thing you think of when summertime comes around? Some people would answer swimming at the pool, enjoying picnics in the park, or grilling on the back patio with friends.

Jul 10th, 2015
7 Facts about Sun Safety

Fun (the safe kind!) in the Austin Sun! The summer season is the time Austinites run outdoors to have fun in the sun, and why not? With such a great spread of choices, you could do something new every day and never run out of choices.

Jul 10th, 2015

In addition to in person visits with our physicians, we are now offering telemedicine visits. Please call 512-423-5130 or check in online and mention “telemedicine” in the Reason for Visit Box.

Nov 7th, 2014
Cedar Fever, Can You Prevent Or Lessen the Effect in Austin?

“Ceder Fever” is the nemesis of many people in the Austin and Round Rock areas yearly. If you’re one of the tens of thousands who suffer from it, you need no education on how much suffering it causes. But can you prevent it, or is it unavoidable?

Aug 1st, 2014
Urgent Care Clinics: Competence is Top Priority

When you visit an urgent care clinic in the Austin and Round Rock area, it’s not because you picked it for a nice place to hang out with a friend on a relaxing evening. You need help.

Mar 20th, 2013
Sports Physicals in Austin: Why Does Your Child Need One?

If your child is preparing to try-out for or begin playing a sport, you might have some questions about high school sports physicals. You know that your child’s school requires a sports physical each summer before they start a new school year...

Feb 1st, 2013
Urgent Care Clinics in Austin: Help Us Help You

Urgent care clinics in Austin, Round Rock or Cedar Park are all about getting you and your family feeling better and back to normal life quickly. If you’re wondering how you can get the most out of your experience, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Jan 2nd, 2013
Sports Physicals in Austin: When and Why Your Child Needs One

It’s that time of year to think about where your children will get a sports physical in the Austin and Round Rock areas during the 2012-2013 school year. The Austin Independent School District requires that all children get a yearly physical ...

Jan 2nd, 2013
High School Sports Physicals in Austin: What to Expect

If your child is preparing to try-out for or begin playing a sport, you might have some questions about high school sports physicals. You know that your child’s school requires a sports physical each summer before they start a new school year...

Jan 2nd, 2013
The Flu is Here; Are You Ready?

Influenza, or “The Flu”, is back, and it’s high time you get your shot! Across the board, getting an annual flu shot is still your best bet against getting the flu.

Dec 17th, 2012
Protection and Treatment from Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Poison Ivy is a common problem for families in the summer. Our clinic will see patients year round for severe rash with itching that is common with Poison Ivy.

Jun 11th, 2012
The Care Savings Plan and Your Budget: Family Health Care

If you’re like most people, the biggest factor in health care for you or your family is cost. That’s a big one, even at local urgent care clinics in Austin, simply because of the education level needed in the field; it’s not cheap.

Feb 6th, 2012
Urgent Care Clinic vs. Emergency Care; What’s the Difference?

When it comes to urgent care clinics in Austin, you have lots of questions, but one of the principle questions you should be asking is this: what is the difference between a urgent care clinic in Austin and an establishment that offers emergency care?

Feb 6th, 2012
The True Value of a Austin Walk In Clinic

What exactly is a walk in clinic in Austin, and how does it benefit you and your family? The simple fact is that you don’t always know when you’re kids are going to get sick, fall and hurt themselves, or spike a fever.

Dec 31st, 2011
Care Savings Plan: Is It Right For Your Family?

You may or may not have heard of the Care Savings Plan, but in either case, you should know the benefits. Why? Because you could be missing out on real savings that your family can really use, and especially in an economy like this.

Dec 29th, 2011
Flu Shots are even more critical for these 3 Kinds Of People

Since flu season is coming, and flu shots are all the rage, we thought we’d talk a little about a few of the people for whom it is more critical than normal to get a flu shot. This might sound strange because of all the advice you hear ...

Nov 4th, 2011
Two Ways to Get Your “Flu Shot”

Flu shot time is here, so here are some things you should know. First of all, there are two types of flu vaccines: There’s the “flu shot”, which is an inactivated vaccine (containing killed virus) that is administered with a needle.

Oct 27th, 2011
Stop The Spread Of the Flu in Austin: 3 Tips

You don’t want the flu. Naturally, you don’t want to get it from others, and they don’t want to get the flu from you. Since you both want the same thing, to stop the spread of the flu, ...

Oct 27th, 2011
Allergy Basics

Allergies are an abnormal response of the immune system. People who have allergies have an immune system that reacts to a usually harmless substance in the enviornment.

Jan 20th, 2010
Regular Flu vs H1N1

Regular Flu vs H1N1 Commonly Asked Questions: 1. Should I get a flu shot NOW? ——–Yes. We began administering the flu vaccines a few weeks ago when we received them.

Sep 11th, 2009
Swine Influenza and You

What is swine flu? Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs.

Apr 29th, 2009
Burns with patches during MRI

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday warned of the risk of skin burns in patients wearing transdermal drug patches who are undergoing MRI scans. Transdermal patches are applied to the skin and ...

Mar 5th, 2009
Doctors Gagging Patients

Recent news reports have focused attention on a long-established but little-noticed practice: doctors forcing their patients to sign forms promising not to post an online review of the physician’s performance.

Mar 5th, 2009
Unhappy marriage harder on women

The cardiovascular damage wrought by an unhappy marriage may be greater for women than men, a new study shows. While both men and women in “strained” unions, those marked by arguing and being angry, ...

Dec 9th, 2008