A Guide to Heart Health

2019-02-05T12:15:19+00:00February 20th, 2019|Blog|

According to the American Heart Association, approximately 610,000 people die of heart disease in the U.S. each year, making it the leading cause of mortality. Plus, it affects women just as often as it does men, solidly beating breast cancer as the number one killer of women. The good news is there is a lot you can [...]

How Can Hampton Roads Urgent Care Help with Your Workers Comp Needs?

2019-02-05T12:14:20+00:00February 15th, 2019|Blog|

When you choose Hampton Roads Urgent Care, you will be treated by board-certified doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. We have on-site labs and access to state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to give you the most accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Receiving the proper diagnosis and treatment is crucial to restoring your health expeditiously and your [...]

Hampton Roads Urgent Care is Proud to Support the American Heart Association during American Heart Month

2019-02-05T12:11:38+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog|

Did you know that each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke? Did you know that is can also be prevented? That’s why during the month of February, HRUC is proud to support the American Heart Association during American Heart Month! The purpose of American Heart Month is to raise awareness on heart [...]

Patient Appreciation Week at Hampton Roads Urgent Care

2019-02-05T12:06:39+00:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|

In appreciation for all of the support that you, as patients, have given to us at HRUC, we are truly honored and blessed to call you not only patients, but also friends and family! We are celebrating National Patient Appreciation Week beginning Monday, February 4th through Wednesday, February 6th, at our clinic. Every year we [...]

Preparing for Winter

2019-01-23T10:28:48+00:00January 28th, 2019|Blog|

As we get further into winter, the cold weather brings its own obstacles to navigate. At Hampton Roads Urgent Care, we often see patients who have fallen and fractured a bone or are suffering from winter illnesses.   Here are some tips to avoid these obstacles, if and when they occur. Prepare for the outdoors [...]

Vote Hampton Roads Urgent Care as “Best of 757”

2019-01-18T10:47:16+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|

For several years now, Coastal Virginia Magazine has hosted the “Best of 757 Readers’ Choice Awards.” This opportunity gives those in our community the chance to cast their vote for who they believe is the best in the 757. The categories include health and wellness, restaurants, education, travel, and so much more. We would greatly [...]

Thyroid Awareness Month – What is your thyroid?

2018-12-31T10:35:39+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|

January is thyroid awareness month, which is a perfect opportunity to give some helpful information on understanding the function of the thyroid. What is your thyroid? Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck. It plays a huge role in our bodies and influences the function of other organs. [...]

New Year Resolutions

2018-12-31T10:33:52+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

New Year, new you? With the start of a New Year comes with many New Year resolutions that people inevitably break by February. Did you know that only 8% follow through with their resolutions for the entire year? Rather than making strict resolutions, create goals that you have for the year. Instead of picking a [...]

The Flu: How to Deal with It?

2018-12-04T14:17:26+00:00December 28th, 2018|Blog|

The dreaded flu can be the absolute worst nightmare for anyone, but often can be a mild illness, unless you are in the high risk category, that doesn’t require any medical care. Even though it may not require a visit to the doctor, doesn’t mean it is an easy illness to deal with.  One of [...]

When You Need Antibiotics-and When You Don’t

2018-12-04T14:07:01+00:00December 17th, 2018|Blog|

We are making our way into the season of sickness and with that a trip to the doctor may be necessary for yourself or your child. It can be helpful to know what your options will be for your particular illness, especially when it comes to antibiotics. Not every illness can be given antibiotics, for [...]