HEALTH TIPS

Grand View Urgent Care is committed to providing convenient and affordable care. Below, you will find healthy tips on the most common illnesses and injuries we treat. This information will help you identify common signs and symptoms and will help you determine if a visit to us is necessary. Please keep in mind that these are intended to be educational and should not substitute the advice of a physician or medical provider.

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Cold vs Flu

You have a headache, your body aches and your nose is stuffy. Is it from a common cold or the seasonal flu? It can be hard to determine since both respiratory illnesses have similar symptoms.  Below you will find some simple guidelines on how to determine if your symptoms are… [Read More]

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Physicals

A physical examination is a routine assessment of your overall health.  This wellness check is typically performed by your primary care provider (PCP) and is recommended to be done at least once a year. A physical is a good way to identify any health issues like high blood pressure or… [Read More]

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Cuts and Scrapes

Minor cuts and scrapes are simple damages to the skin’s surface that can be treated at home. They typically do not require a trip to the emergency room, but it is important to know how to clean and dress these wounds and when it’s appropriate to seek medical attention. WHAT… [Read More]

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Ear Infection

An ear infection typically affects the air-filled area behind the eardrum called the middle ear. Bacteria from allergies, the common cold, or a sore throat can create a buildup of fluid in the middle ear which can caus inflammation.  Ear infections can be acute (short duration) or chronic (recurring). Anyone… [Read More]

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