Sports Injury: When to Come to Urgent Care

2018-10-02T14:14:19+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog|

Taken a nasty fall on the basketball court or got tripped up on the football field? While most sports injuries aren’t too serious, it can often be difficult to decide when you should take your child or yourself to a doctor. Hopefully, these tips will help you make that important decision. If you are experience [...]

Health Literacy Month – tips on understanding health related information

2018-10-02T14:10:54+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog|

October is Health Literacy Month, a time to help individuals better understand their health information. Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services need to make appropriate health decisions.” 77 million adults have basic or below basic health literacy knowledge, [...]

Dr. Jennifer Dean Joins Hampton Roads Urgent Care

2018-09-21T10:29:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, Dean|

Hampton Roads Urgent Care (HRUC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jennifer Dean to their clinic. After serving for 10 years as the Physician Lead for a high-volume and high-acuity urgent care, we are excited to welcome Dr. Dean’s expertise to HRUC. Beginning October 1st, Dr. Dean will be serving HRUC patients alongside [...]

Choose This Not That

2018-09-04T16:25:13+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog|

We are often faced with having to make lifestyle choices that ultimately affect our health. When it comes to choosing between certain foods, beverages, or daily tasks, there is usually a healthier option between the two. Nobody is saying to suffer each day and eat a plane kale salad and run a marathon, but at [...]

September is National Head Lice Prevention Month

2018-09-04T16:20:31+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog|

Did you know that September is National Head Lice Prevention month? With kids back in school, this is the perfect time to raise awareness on this topic in order to help recognize head lice and learn how to get rid of those annoying pests if infected! Head lice, also known as Pediculus humanus capitis is [...]

Did you know HRUC Provides That?

2018-09-07T09:49:47+00:00September 10th, 2018|Blog|

Urgent cares can provide many services that you may not be aware of, especially when talking about HRUC!  Our clinic was the first on the peninsula to provide the three specialties of orthopaedic, general, and occupational medicine under one roof. This blog will provide you with a few of the services that we provide in [...]

Starting this School Year Off on the Right Track

2018-08-07T16:55:26+00:00August 7th, 2018|Blog|

If you are a parent or teacher, you can never be too prepared or cautious when it comes to preventing the spread of germs among your students or children. Reducing the spread of germs and implementing healthy behaviors is key when it comes to preventing certain viral and bacterial infections. With the new school year [...]

The Many Benefits of Being a High School Athlete

2018-08-07T16:56:07+00:00August 7th, 2018|Blog|

Participating in sports during high school can bring many physical, social, and mental health benefits in student athletes. They can even increase ones overall well being. Even though they do bring many benefits, they can also lead to the risk of unintentional injuries. To the many health benefits of being a high school athlete, and [...]