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When to Take Your Child to an Urgent Treatment Center: Information for Mission Viejo, CA, Families

Urgent Treatment Center Mission Viejo CA Visiting an urgent treatment center, such as a full-service walk-in clinic, is a practical way to receive prompt medical attention without an appointment. Thankfully, there are centers in the Mission Viejo, California, area that cater to pediatric patients as well as adults, providing families with a one-stop shop for urgent care without the lengthy wait times and costs associated with emergency rooms. Most reputable, full-service treatment centers are able to address a wide array of acute, non-life-threatening health conditions in children, including:

  • Sinus infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Ear infections and pain
  • Cough and/or sore throat
  • Skin rashes
  • Broken bones
  • Sprains and strains
  • Lacerations

To ensure your child receives the best possible care, it’s important to make sure the urgent treatment center you choose is staffed with experienced physicians and equipped with important technologies like a digital X-ray machine and diagnostic lab. Marque Urgent Care in Mission Viejo, CA, meets these criteria and more; we are among a small percentage of clinics in the nation to be certified by the Urgent Care Association of America – a distinction reserved for the finest of immediate care providers. Our physicians are happy to treat young patients, and have ample experience doing so.

However, with all this said, it’s important to know when it’s time to go to the hospital. Call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room in the event that your child experiences any of the following symptoms:

  • Breathlessness or difficulty breathing
  • Widespread rash that does not change color when you press the skin
  • High fever that is 104+ degrees or continues for four or more days (children 2+)
  • Violent and persistent vomiting
  • Sudden change in vision
  • Coughing or vomiting up blood

If your child has a non-life-threatening health condition, head to Marque Urgent Care in Mission Viejo, CA, today. Our urgent treatment center has extended hours seven days a week and never requires appointments.

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