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EPN Urgent Care's compassionate providers and staff diagnose and treat most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. We realize being sick or injured is inconvenient, we value your time and strive to have you in and out in about one hour.

Injuries

 

If it hurts a little or a lot, we can help. Don’t take the chance of a more serious injury or infection, let our healthcare professionals diagnose and treat you in about an hour. Below are just some of the injuries we treat.

Animal and Insect Bites

We treat a variety of animal bites from household pets to wild animals and bites from spiders, ticks and other insects.

 

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

We can provide options for dealing with the itching, and help to contain it. If the rash is widespread or results in a large number of blisters, your doctor may prescribe an oral corticosteroid. If a bacterial infection has developed at the rash site, your doctor will likely give you a prescription for an oral antibiotic.

 

Burns

Burns can be painful and, treated improperly, can leave permanent scars. We treat first-, second- and third-degree burns along with symptoms of sunburn.

 

Sprains, Fractures, Broken Bones

Muscle sprains and strains to broken bones and dislocations.  Our providers offer splints and slings to aid the healing process.

 

Cuts and Lacerations

We administer stitches (sutures) and properly clean and bandage cuts and lacerations.

 

Cysts and Abscesses

In general an abscess must open and drain in order for it to improve. Our clinicians will drain cysts and abscesses as needed.

Illnesses

 

When you or a loved one is sick, you want to feel better fast. If your physician is unavailable, let our healthcare professionals diagnose and treat you in about an hour. Below are just some of the illnesses we treat.

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain is a symptom of appendicitis, gall bladder pain, diverticulitis and many other intestinal illnesses.

 

Ear Infections

We treat ear infections in children and adults.  We also perform an ear wax flush for impacted ears.

 

Allergies

We treat allergy symptoms from pollen, pet, food and seasonal allergies.

 

Gynecologic and Genitourinary Problems

We treat ovarian cysts, twisted ovaries, pelvis inflammatory disease, testicular torsion and testicular pain.

 

Asthma

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. Asthma can’t be cured, but its symptoms can be controlled.

 

Headaches

Headaches have many causes including light sensitivity, vision abnormalities, allergies, nausea, vomiting and more. Severe headaches can be serious and should be evaluated by a medical professional.

 

Backaches, Back Pain

Your spine is a column of more than 30 bones (vertebrae) held together by muscles, tendons and ligaments and cushioned by shock-absorbing disks. A problem in any part of your spine can cause back pain.

 

Minor Eye Problems

We treat minor eye problems such as a scratched cornea and eye injuries associated with welding.

 

Bronchitis

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. People who have bronchitis often cough up thickened mucus, which can be discolored.

 

Nose Bleeds

Our providers offer effective packing for nose bleeds.

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

We have the expertise and the x-ray equipment to diagnose and treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

 

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. A variety of organisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi, can cause pneumonia. Antibiotics and antiviral medications can treat many common forms of pneumonia.

 

Cold and Flu Symptoms

We can treat your cold and flu symptoms including fevers, congestion and related discomfort.

 

Sore Throats

A sore throat is the primary symptom of pharyngitis — inflammation of the throat (pharynx) and can be caused by viral or bacterial infection.

 

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Congestive heart failure (CHF), occurs when your heart muscle doesn’t pump blood as well as it should.

 

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

A urinary tract infection is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Antibiotics are the typical treatment for a UTI.

 

Dehydration

Dehydration, as evidenced by excessive thirst, dry mouth or skin, little or no urination, severe weakness, dizziness or lightheadedness, or dark-colored urine, is treated with IV fluid replacement.

 

Vomiting

We treat vomiting symptoms from food poisoning, stomach flu, abdominal pain and other digestive illnesses.

 

Diarrhea

Acute and chronic diarrhea can have numerous causes that determine treatment options. Diarrhea can be serious and sometimes lead to dehydration.

Digital X-Rays

 

Our use of the most advanced medical technologies saves our patients time and money. We have comparable equipment to that of free-standing Emergency Departments such as ultrasound and digital radiology capabilities. Additionally we have Outpatient Laboratory Services and Outpatient Radiology  ( Ultrasound and CT ) services adjoining us within our medical plaza.

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

EKGs are used to diagnose heart and pulmonary abnormalities.

 

X-Rays

Our centers offer full digital x-ray capabilities. Your x-rays are read by certified radiologists.

 

Pulse Ox

We provide a noninvasive method for monitoring oxygen saturation (SO2).

 

Nebulizer

We can administer medication via nebulzier in the form of a mist inhaled into the lungs. Nebulizers are commonly used for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD and other respiratory diseases or disorders.

Laboratory Services

 

We have on-site laboratories for increased efficiencies and convenience. EPN’s laboratory is CLIA waived by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ensuring accuracy and safety.

Rapid Strep Test

Rapid strep test is used to quickly diagnose streptococcus infections.

 

Rapid Flu Swab

Through a simple test we can diagnose the flu. If diagnosed early, we can prescribe medications that can lessen the severity and duration of certain flu viruses.

 

Glucose PT/INR

Immediate results for blood sugar and anticoagulant levels.

Cardiopulmonary Panel (includes: Cardiac, BNP, D-DIMER) Urinalysis Urine

We test for heart attacks, CHF, and blood clotting while other centers may send you away for this type of work.

 

Occult Blood

Tests for the presence of microscopic or invisible blood in the stool. Fecal occult blood can be a sign of a problem in your digestive system, a polyp, ulcer, hemorrhoid or more serious problems.

Physicals

 

Our superb medical staff can administer physicals for a variety of needs. Please bring immunization records and all required forms.

Sports

We administer physicals required for sports of all ages.

 

School

We administer school physicals for students at all grade levels.

 

Work

We administer pre-employment and fit for duty physicals for both employee and employer through our occupational medicine services. We are DOT-certified, please call for an appointment.

Preventative Care

 

Prevention is the first priority for illness-free living. We encourage everyone to keep regular appointments with their primary care physician. However, we do provide select preventative care options as a convenience for patients.

Blood Pressure Screening

If your primary care physician is unavailable and you suspect a problem with your blood pressure, please come in for a blood pressure check by our qualified providers.

 

Dermatology

We provide skin checks for sun damage and changes in moles.

Vaccinations

We administer a variety of preventative vaccinations including flu shot, PPD, T-DAP and traveler’s medicine shots.