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Home Services Express and Urgent Care

What is Express Care?

Same-day walk-in care to treat minor illness and injury for patients age 2 and older.

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What is Urgent Care?

Walk-in care for non-life-threatening injury or illness needing immediate attention.

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Express Care 

Express clinics offer convenient walk-in care for patients ages 2 and older to treat common illnesses and minor injuries. Open for extended weekday and weekend hours.

Types of care included:

  • After-hours treatment of minor conditions such as cold and flu, pink eye (conjunctivitis) or upset stomach
  • Prescriptions for needed medicines
  • Wellness screenings*
  • Vaccinations
  • Treatment of sprains and fractures and referral to an orthopedic specialist for further care
  • Rapid strep tests
  • Blood glucose screening
  • On-site X-rays at some locations or access at nearby facilities with same-day radiology readings.)

On staff
Novant Health physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners work together to diagnose and treat you and your family close to home. Our express care teams also can prescribe the medications you need and provide wellness screenings* and vaccinations.

*May not be available in all locations.

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Urgent Care

Urgent care locations offer extended hours for diagnosing and treating medical conditions that could worsen without proper care, including broken bones. An urgent care visit is often quicker and more affordable than a visit to an emergency room, but call 911 for a life-threatening illness or injury. Other services include wellness screenings and diagnostic testing.

Types of care included
In addition to providing care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, our medical teams may also provide:

  • School, camp or sports physicals
  • Treatment of sprains and fractures
  • Pre-employment exams
  • Immunization and flu shots
  • Workers’ compensation care
  • Fitness for duty evaluations
  • Urine, drug or blood-alcohol testing
  • Occupational therapy assistance
  • Travel medicine, including consultation and vaccines
  • Post-menopausal osteoporosis treatments
  • Customized specialty occupational medicine services
  • Infusion therapy for intravenous fluids and medication

On-site X-ray and lab tests are available. If you need additional tests, your provider can arrange for other lab and imaging services at a location that is convenient for you.

On staff
Our board-certified family medicine and emergency medicine doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners can provide the range of basic medical services you and your family need. Visit an urgent care when you want the convenience of a walk-in clinic and the expert care Novant Health is known for.

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