In 2009, a Texas law permitted the establishment of emergency rooms independent of hospitals. As a result, free-standing ERs resemble urgent care centers in many ways and are popping up in neighborhoods across Texas. Knowing how to identify these FCERs (as they are sometimes called), can save you thousands of dollars. Here’s what you need to know:
Integrity Urgent Care – Copperas Cove is now open and we’re so excited to be your new neighbor! We’re located in the Five Hills Shopping Center next to HEB at the former location of Precision Urgent Care. We are equipped to handle all non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries such as lacerations, possible fractures, burns, allergic reactions, rashes, ear infections, the flu, and more. Our emergency-trained team consists of Eddy Dark, DO, Douglas Ferguson, MD, Cody Emery, PA-C, David Taylor, PA-C, and Mark Montelongo, PA-C.
Integrity Urgent Care is excited to announce the opening of our second location in Copperas Cove, Texas on August 1! The clinic is equipped to handle all non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries such as lacerations, possible fractures, burns, allergic reactions, rashes, ear infections and the flu.
This is the first in a series of blog posts designed to serve as a quick reference guide. Each will focus on a sudden injury or illness designed to help you make an informed decision on a plan of action when the unexpected happens. This blog post will discuss burns, how to treat them at home and when you should go see your doctor or visit an urgent care clinic or emergency room.