$30.00 Flu Vaccine Now Available..

The Flu Shot is Here and now available at Urgent & Family Care for ages 9 years to Adult. Getting a Flu Shot is the best way to keep from getting the flu in Austin, and we are currently providing flu shots.  Flu Season starts to peak in November and continues to peak through April, so you need to protect yourself and ...

Holiday Hours

Urgent and Family Care will be open during normal hours except for the Holiday hours listed below. 22 November (Thanksgiving)            CLOSED 24 December  (Christmas Eve)          8 am to 4 pm 25 December  (Christmas Day)         CLOSED 31 December  (New Years Eve)        8 am to 4 pm 1 January  (New Years Day)            10 am to 4 pm

How Can YOU Prevent the Spread of the Flu?

Basic Ways that You Can Prevent the Spread of Influenza Unless you suffer from a medical condition that specifically requires you to avoid going  out in crowds, it’s likely that you are going to be at risk of contracting influenza from  other people. If you want to reduce the risk of contracting it and reduce the risk of  passing along ...

What if You Already Have The Flu?

Dealing with the Flu Once You Have It  The easiest way to deal with the flu is to avoid getting it altogether. However, even if  you do get a vaccination, there is a chance that you could become infected with the  influenza virus. The way this happens is usually that either a virus that was not included  in the vaccination ...

7 Swimming Safety Tips for Summer in Austin!

Swim Safety Tips When the sun comes out and the Austin weather starts to heat up, what’s the one thing that  everyone likes to get out and do? Swim of course! Summer season (and even into early  fall here in Austin) is swim season and that means you and your family need to make  sure they are safe when they ...

Summer Safety Tips

Thoughts on Keeping Your Family Safe in Summer in Austin What is the first thing you think of when summertime comes around? Some people  would answer swimming at the pool, enjoying picnics in the park, or grilling on the back  patio with friends. There are plenty of different ways to answer the question and no  matter how you decide to ...

7 Facts about Sun Safety

Fun (the safe kind!) in the Austin Sun! The summer season is the time Austinites run outdoors to have fun in the sun, and why not? With such a great spread of choices, you could do something new every day and never run out of choices. There’s swimming at Barton Springs, trips to Hamilton Pool, vacations, amusement ...

Putting Ebola in Perspective

The media in our country seems unwilling to report the "back end" of the Ebola panic that they incited this fall.  They were more than willing to sensationalize the story, to the extent they could, but left out much that should have been addressed. First let's state that Ebola, in any of it's varieties, is hard ...