You can’t always predict when you’re going to need medical attention. At Brock Family Care in Forest City, North Carolina, board-certified family nurse practitioner Anne Brock, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, provides a wide range of urgent care services to children (minimum 11 years old) and adults in need of prompt, responsive care. Call Brock Family Care today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about the urgent care services available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Urgent care is an area of medicine that combines features of family and emergency medicine to provide prompt care for time-sensitive illnesses or injuries. Brock Family Care offers urgent care services for patients who can’t wait for a regular appointment but don’t need to go to the emergency room (ER).
By providing urgent care, Brock Family Care helps save patients time and money that they would otherwise spend at the ER.
Mrs. Brock recommends urgent care for patients who can’t wait at least 24 hours to seek medical attention. You may need urgent care if you experience:
You may also need urgent care if you have a chronic condition, such as diabetes, and are experiencing worsening symptoms.
Urgent care facilities don’t have the equipment necessary to treat life-threatening emergencies. If you experience a serious illness or injury, you should go to your nearest emergency room right away. Mrs. Brock recommends emergency care to treat: