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Antibiotics – There is a Safe and Effective Way to Use Them

By / May 19, 2017 / / 0 Comments

    Many times, when visiting urgent care, you may be prescribed an antibiotic. While this may be very effective in your treatment, taking antibiotics incorrectly could render them useless. With this in mind, let’s review some helpful tips to get the most out of your prescription.     Complete the full course of treatment […]

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Urgent Care 101

By / March 23, 2017 / / 0 Comments

  While urgent care centers are popping up all over, many people have still not visited this type of medical facility. They have all sorts of names: urgent care, walk-in clinic, immediate care, so what exactly should you expect? What is Urgent Care – Urgent care is the option between your primary care and the […]

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Surprise! Did You See That Medical Bill Coming?

By / March 15, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

Do you know someone who has experienced the following scenario? You twist your ankle on the weekend, and the doctors are all closed. You find a hospital ER in your network and you’re off to the emergency room. Months later, two bills arrive. One is from the out-of-network radiologist who read the X-rays and the […]

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Sunny Days are Ahead – Daylight Savings Time is Here Again

By / March 11, 2017 / / 0 Comments

Ah, Daylight Savings Time (DST), further proof that society is a slave to the clock. It’s remarkable to think that nearly 100% of the nation moves their entire lives forward one hour. It’s quite an accomplishment considering that billions of dollars, countless person-hours and tons of research have only reduced the number of smokers in […]

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Eliminate Your Wait Time at Emergency One

By / January 24, 2017 / / 0 Comments

No one likes to sit in a waiting room. At Emergency One, our goal is to make it easier to get in, get out and get better. With ZipPASS, you can get in line … online. Whether you’re on the go around the Hudson Valley or sitting at home, you can click the link and […]

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Steps you can take to prevent the Flu

By / January 23, 2017 / / 0 Comments

    It’s flu season, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself from that nasty bug. The CDC recommends the following actions to help reduce the chance of getting the flu: Flu Shot – The CDC recommends the flu shot as the MOST important step in protecting against flu viruses. Protect yourself […]

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Do You Know Your Over-The-Counter Drugs?

By / January 9, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

  Do you really know your over-the-counter (OTC) meds? Reading the label on OTC meds can prevent harmful reactions. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, there is a lot of information contained in the label. The first thing listed is the active ingredients, that’s the stuff that actually manages the symptom. Uses- explains […]

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Urgent Care 101

By / June 10, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Urgent Care facilities are showing up everywhere yet many people have yet to try one out. If you need professional care for anything that is not life-threatening, an urgent care facility may be your best bet. If you’ve never visited urgent care in the past, here’s what you can expect: 1. No Appointments – urgent […]

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Overburdening of Emergency Rooms

By / February 11, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the number of Emergency Room visits each year have soared to over 129 million. Of those visits, only 12% resulted in admission. It is estimated that up to two-thirds of Emergency Room visits are avoidable. Of the 72% of patients with insurance, 24% did […]

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Emergency One Receives Accreditation

By / January 5, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Emergency One has received the Accredited Urgent Care designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers. Emergency One’s centers provide patients with walk-in, extended-hour medical attention with licensed providers for a large scope of medical conditions and have met all of the Urgent Care Association of America’s established standards and criteria for quality […]

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