Safety in sports is always important. CT Urgent Care Centers wants to remind local residents that March is National Cheerleading Safety Month. This annual observance is an opportunity to learn more about cheerleading safety and spread vital information to cheerleading programs across the United States, ultimately ensuring that the most up to date safety protocols… Read more »

It’s finally starting to feel like winter, and with the changing weather, cold and flu season is now upon us.  We also know that more flu-like illnesses are coming when we start to hear the trademark sound of croup – “barking in the night.”Croup is typified by the cough that sounds like a seal barking… Read more »

January is Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month! Throughout the month of January, every year, The Johnny OTM Foundation, The CDC, sports clubs, and local healthcare providers, like Connecticut Urgent Care Centers work to raise awareness about the health risks commonly linked with participation in winter sports, particularly concussions and other traumatic brain… Read more »

  As an emergency physician with an unconventional background, previously as a Navy SEAL, I’m always looking for new challenges, but I never pictured Urgent Care as part of my career.  Now I’m glad I did.  While most practicing Emergency Physicians don’t often consider the value of practicing urgent care medicine, there are many benefits… Read more »

One afternoon in the ER I entered the room to evaluate a 6 yo girl with a fever and vomiting, and I asked her mother how she was doing. The mother seemed concerned, but not in the way of many families, she was concerned in a different way.  In a defeated tone she stated that… Read more »