After-hours Walk-in Clinic in Alexandria, VA
There are times when you or your loved one will need last-minute care for a medical concern. If you live in the Alexandria or Ruther Glen, VA area Premier Acute Care Services is here to help. If you have a sprain, flu, sore throat, or cut that requires attention, we can help even when other doctor’s offices are closed. Our medical team provides outstanding urgent care for all members of the family. For more information, contact us today or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 3481 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22302
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What is an After-hours Walk-in Clinic?
What services are offered at an after-hours clinic?
Where to find an after-hours clinic in Alexandria, VA?
Are urgent care and after-hours walk-in the same?
After-hours walk-in clinics are open when many other doctor’s offices are closed. They provide care for people who require urgent care for non-life-threatening medical concerns. They are also available to provide care for people who do not have a family doctor or cannot able to make an appointment with their family doctor. After-hours walk-in clinics will provide service to patients on a first-come basis. These clinics are conveniently located and open at times when many other offices are closed, including on weekends.
After-hours clinics are here to provide services for medical concerns that are not life-threatening but require immediate attention. PACS offers a wide range of services including x-rays and lab testing to diagnose your concern as quickly as possible. Our medical team can provide treatment to help with chronic health issues, as well.
We provide medical services for the following concerns:
• Pediatric urgent care
• Lab testing
• DOT physicals
• Urgent care
• General medical care
• School and sports physicals
• Primary care
• Care for minor injuries
• Sports injuries
PACS also provides many other services and there is no appointment required.
Premier Acute Care Services of Alexandria, VA is easily accessible for patients in Alexandria and Ruther Glen, VA. Our team of board-certified medical professionals treats people from young to seniors. We can help with a wide range of services to meet your health care needs. We are located to serve people in Alexandria, Ruther Glen, Athens, Baghdad, Balty, and Doswell, VA.
A walk-in clinic is a clinic that provides medical care that is more affordable medical care than an emergency room. A walk-in clinic will often be located in or around retail businesses like pharmacies or in other convenient locations. These clinics will be staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Originally walk-in clinics were established to help people who were uninsured or underinsured to treat non-life-threatening health problems or common illnesses.
Walk-in clinics generally offer services on a first come, first served basis. They do not often take appointments. There are established to be convenient and affordable, treating minor injuries, colds, flu, strep throat, skin conditions, cuts, and other injuries. They can also provide immunizations, health screenings, and physicals.
Urgent care facilities are much like walk-in clinics but have added capabilities. Urgent care facilities can treat health issues that are more serious than those that walk-in clinics are prepared to handle. They are not equipped to deal with life-threatening concerns, however. The intent, as with walk-in clinics, is to provide medical services that are less expensive than emergency rooms.
Urgent care centers will usually be staffed with at least one doctor and have a physician available, they will also have other medical staff to attend to health concerns, as well. Urgent care facilities will also have certain lab testing equipment and x-ray equipment available that allow them to treat more severe conditions that walk-in clinics may not be able to handle. The kind and caring medical professionals at Premier Acute Care Services offer after-hours care. For more information, call us today or schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Alexandria VA, and Ruther glen VA. We serve patients from Alexandria VA, Huntington VA, Arlington VA, Ruther Glen VA, Bagdad VA, Athens VA, Doswell VA, and surrounding areas.
Additional Services You May Need
▸ Walk-In Urgent Care
▸ Urgent Care
▸ Digital X-Ray
▸ Lab Testing
▸ DOT Physicals
▸ Urinary Tract Infection Treatment
▸ Abdominal Pain Treatment
▸ Confidential STD Testing
▸ Drug Screening