Although some of the symptoms may be similar, the flu is much more than just a really bad cold. It is almost impossible to simply "power through" the extreme weakness, fatigue, fever, and body aches associated with the flu as you would with a cold. For most people, the flu will run its course…Read More
The CDC estimates that influenza causes between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses each year. Of these, roughly 140,000 to 710,000 cases require hospitalization, and as many as 56,000 result in death. So how do you make sure you don’t wind up an unlucky statistic? Start by brushing up on your…Read More
When the weather heats up, the pool is a perfect escape. It’s a great place to enjoy the outdoors and keep your kids active. But there are a few things you should keep in mind. A commitment to pool safety might be the difference between a day of fun in the sun and a call to 911. FastMed Urgent…Read More
There’s so much going on when you’re a kid – mud pies to make, friends to play with, frogs to catch and toys to share. With all this activity, it’s easy for children to forget to wash their hands. Hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause…Read More
At the South Pole, penguins are white, black and gold. They’re called Emperors. For our friend FastMed Fred, a purple penguin, living among these regal creatures was tough. He stuck out like a bruised knuckle. That’s why Fred came north. Over the Andes and across the Caribbean, he visited…Read More
FastMed’s services address a wide spectrum of urgent care, family, and sports medicine needs. In addition to providing immediate walk-in attention for an injury or illness, FastMed provides routine services including vaccines, labs & X-rays, occupational medicine, and school or sports physicals. Urgent care locations are in Arizona, North Carolina, and Texas.
FastMed clinics hold the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in ambulatory healthcare.