When you’re experiencing a medical issue that requires immediate attention, it can be confusing to try and figure out whether you should head to an urgent care clinic or go straight to the emergency room. Both names imply that you need prompt medical attention, so what’s the difference? Fast Track Urgent Care is here to help you figure out whether
Though our name is Fast Track Urgent Care, when describing our services to our community in Maryland, we often refer to our facilities as walk-in clinics. A question we hear a lot from our neighbors throughout Montgomery County is, “What is the difference between urgent care and walk-in clinics?” Today, we’ll talk about the difference between these types of facilities,
Unsure if you should visit an urgent care center, an emergency room, or your family doctor’s office? We understand when it comes to your health or the health of a loved one, you want what’s best—which is why we have outlined when it’s the right choice to visit an urgent care facility.
Do you need to come to an urgent care clinic to treat a cold? Probably not. Unless…
Do you know how much water you need to drink to stay hydrated in hot weather? It’s easier than you think to become dehydrated in summer if you’re not careful. Read our tips on getting enough water and avoiding dehydration while you’re enjoying summertime activities.
Heatstroke is the most dangerous form of heat injury. It happens when you’ve spent too long in extreme heat or have overextended yourself physically in the sun. Heatstroke is extremely serious and requires emergency treatment.
Getting outside and enjoying the warm weather has mega-benefits for your family’s health and well-being. Unfortunately, summer brings some risks to our outdoor activities—and a particularly dangerous one is contracting Lyme disease via tick bite. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 300,000 Lyme disease infections occur every year in the United States. The risk is greatest
Spring should be a time to up the fun factor in your life and get moving! It’s also a time when people clean out clutter and get their homes in shape. Here’s how to stay healthy and safe when you’re doing both!
Do you shy away from getting the urgent care you need because you’re afraid your insurance won’t cover it? Did you know that Fast Track Urgent Care in Silver Spring, MD participates with most insurance plans? At Fast Track, our goal is to provide prompt medical care when you need it—that’s why we accept nearly all major insurances, including but
Tens of millions of Americans suffer from respiratory ailments such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Though most respiratory problems can be alleviated with daily maintenance and preventive care, flare-ups can still strike. If you need immediate care for a respiratory problem, please visit your nearest Fast Track Urgent Care clinic.