If you or someone around you is suffering from dehydration and are unconscious, immediately call 911. However, if they seem to be suffering minor symptoms, such as extreme thirst or dizziness, then they can be treated right there. First and foremost, it is important to try and push fluids, regardless if they have vomited or […]
Sun poisoning doesn’t necessarily mean that you have been poisoned by the sun. What it means is that you have a severe sun burn and it is inflaming your skin. Wearing the proper sun protection can help reduce your risk of severe sun burn, so be sure to always wear sunscreen even in the winter […]
collaborates with Fire Department for community outreach
Tom Kelly donates 1000 children’s fire helmets to Danbury Fire Department
Tom Kelly, owner of Urgent Care in Danbury at 2 Main St., recently donated 1000 black and pink children’s fire helmets to Chief Herald and the Danbury Fire Department. Tom wanted to support our local Fire Department […]
Spring sports have begun! We want to give you some tips to avoiding injury this season.
1) Receive a sports physical: While these are often required, even if they are not, it is a good idea to receive a physical to screen for any possible issues or potential injury risks.
2) Warm Up: Do not jump right […]
As of May 21st, doctors who perform DOT physicals must be registered with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Exams for commercial motor vehicle drivers must be performed by a registered physician. This program was set up by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Urgent Care in Danbury has a registered physician on staff. […]
Many of our patients are coming in with tremendous amounts of poison ivy rashes. They are working in their gardens and doing various things around their home and coming in with spreading poison ivy. Poison ivy comes because people are exposed to the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plant, poison sumac plant, or […]
During this incredibly prolonged hot period, what can you do to recognize heat related disorders in yourself and your loved ones and prevent it? All heat related disorders are 100% preventable. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and carbonated beverages. During a heat wave always make sure you drinks a lot of water and electrolyte drinks. If you […]
This time of year deer ticks are a common occurrence, here in New England deer ticks are especially a threat. Most tick bites don’t expose people to Lyme Disease, but deer ticks do. In fact, most deer ticks don’t even carry Lyme Disease but in this part of the country a very significant percentage of […]
This time of year, lots of people are dealing with allergies. It’s a high pollen season and allergies that typically end around this time may extend well into July this year. If you have any symptoms such as running nose, itchy or watery eyes you may be suffering from allergies. A lot of over the […]