About This Clinic
Greater Regional Medical Center announces the grand opening of a new Urgent Care/Walk-in Clinic, located at the South Entrance of the Medical Arts Plaza in Creston, Iowa on Monday, July 18, 2016.
The Urgent Care/Walk-In Clinic provides walk-in care for acute illnesses and injuries when your regular primary care provider is not available and when immediate, but non-life threatening illness or injuries occur. Urgent Care does not replace the emergency room for those medical situations that are serious and life threatening.
What Types of Medical Conditions can be Treated in the Urgent Care/Walk-In Clinic?
There are a variety of medical situations that can be treated in the clinic. Some of these include:
- Sprains and strains
- Ear infections
- Sinus infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Coughs, sore throats, colds
- Headaches, migraines
- Animal bites or stings
- Rash or skin irritations
- Simple bone fractures
- Nausea, vomiting, stomach viruses
Urgent Care or Emergency Room?
The following situations are always required to be treated in an emergency department and include:
- Chest pain or pressure
- Difficulty breathing
- Fainting or loss of consciousness
- Severe bleeding
- Severe head, neck or back trauma
- Loss of limb or severe bone fracture
- Moderate to severe burns
Care is provided on a walk-in basis only in the Urgent Care Clinic. Remember, the Urgent Care/Walk-In clinic is not a substitute for your primary care provider. For wellness check-ups, medication refills, physicals and for all other medical conditions you typically see your regular provider for, you will want to schedule an appointment during regular business hours.