• Sunburn

    Sunburn

    August and September are prime times for getting sunburns at home and at the shore.  Remember, this is a true burn, with a thermal cause – Ultraviolet light.  Burns occur from both UV-A and UV-B light.  So look for protection that blocks both types. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor and is used to estimate

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  • Bee and Wasp Stings

    Bee and Wasp Stings

    Bee and wasp stings can cause various reactions, ranging from temporary pain and discomfort to a severe allergic reaction. Having one type of reaction doesn’t mean you’ll always have the same reaction every time you’re stung.  Most of the time, bee sting symptoms are minor and include: Instant, sharp burning pain at the sting site

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  • MedEvolve Breach

    MedEvolve Breach

    MedEvolve Press Release Premier is aware of the incident with the software company, MedEvolve.  We truly apologize that you may have been impacted. The problem has since been corrected and is explained in MedEvolve’s attached press release.  There is a call center equipped to answer your questions in more detail.  The call center is 888-354-7159

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  • Working Outdoors Safely in the Heat

    Working Outdoors Safely in the Heat

    Important Tips for Working in the Heat As temperatures heat up during the summer months, remember to take precautions when working outside. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that an average 618 people die each year of heat/sun stroke. If you plan to be in the sun for extended periods of time,

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  • INSECT STINGS AND BITES

    INSECT STINGS AND BITES

    Braving the Great Outdoors The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) reports that every year, thousands of people visit hospital emergency rooms or urgent care clinics seeking care for insect stings. These incidences naturally rise during the warmer months as participation in outdoor activities increases. So, protect children playing in the backyard or

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  • CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS WITH CARE

    CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS WITH CARE

    Americans celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday of May to honor the brave men and women who died during active military service. This three-day weekend typically combines warmer weather and the end of school, presenting the ideal scenario for outdoor get-togethers and parties. Picnics and barbeques are all fun and games, until someone gets

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  • Sports Injuries – Faster Than the ER

    Sports Injuries – Faster Than the ER

    PREMIER URGENT CARE offers treatment for acute injuries sustained while playing sports. Athletes can walk in to any PREMIER location 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – 365 days a year. Whether you sprain your ankle, scrape your knee or hit your head, our board-certified physicians and medical staff are able to treat your sports-related injury.  Our healthcare facilities

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  • Sports Injuries – Making the Right Call

    Sports Injuries – Making the Right Call

    Making the Right Call When your child requires medical care in the evening or on a weekend, it’s important to assess the following: 1. Is the injury life-threatening – should I call 911 or get to an emergency room? 2. Can the injury wait until the pediatrician’s office opens? Can he or she hold out

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  • Let’s Get Physicals!

    Let’s Get Physicals!

    Let’s Get Physicals! It’s unusual for a child to avoid catching a cold or getting hurt. Maybe you haven’t made the early-morning call to the doctor to see if they can fit your son or daughter in that day. If that’s the case, it’s important to understand that your child will still benefit from annual

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  • Faster Than the ER

    Faster Than the ER

    PREMIER URGENT CARE specializes in non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries and can immediately accommodate any sudden health care concern.  Our medical staff is trained in Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support. We treat our patients quickly and effectively and in the majority of cases, we are a great alternative to a hospital emergency department. Premier

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