Blog | Frisco and Fort Worth, TX | About ER and Urgent Care

Explore multiple blog posts directly from our board-certified emergency care physicians at iCare ER & Urgent Care.

Coronavirus Testing: Nasal Swab & Antibody Testing

Dr. Shane Cole | 05/11/2020

We administer nasal swab tests or blood antibody tests, depending on the reason you’re being tested.


It’s Safe to Visit iCare ER & Urgent Care – Now and Always

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/28/2020

Are you unsure about how to handle medical concerns during this pandemic? If you need medical care, then you shouldn’t hesitate to visit our team.


Different Symptoms for Coronavirus, Flu, and Allergies

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/18/2020

Are you feeling an increased sensitivity about the smallest symptoms that are noticed in yourself or your family members?


How Do You Stop Heart Palpitations?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/11/2020

It can be scary to notice unusual sensations in your chest. Our team is here to assist you, whether it is a minor health concern or an emergency.


Reaching Out Again for PPE Donations

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 04/01/2020

Due to the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, healthcare facilities everywhere are facing a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment.


Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy During a Shelter-In-Place Order

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 03/26/2020

Today, we are sharing a few tips to keep your family healthy during this unprecedented health crisis.


What are the Signs of a Concussion?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 03/18/2020

A small bump to the head usually doesn’t require medical attention. What should you do if you or a loved one experiences head trauma or a concussion?


Preventing Heart Attacks

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 03/11/2020

Today, we are sharing some of the most effective ways to protect your heart and minimize the risk of a heart attack.


Helpful Information on Sore Throats

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/21/2020

Sore throats are one of the most common reasons for visiting a doctor. Our team at iCare is ready to help when medical care is needed.


What Makes Us An Exceptional ER

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/17/2020

When emergency services are needed, it is important to choose an emergency room equipped to provide the specific treatments and care for each patient.


FAQ’s About The Coronavirus

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/12/2020

Today we’re breaking down the facts about Coronavirus to help you learn more about this virus and what you can do to prevent infection.


What Do You Really Know About Scorpion Stings?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/10/2020

There are a lot of scorpions in Texas, so it is important that you know how to prevent scorpion stings and protect your family from these pests.


True or False: “Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever”

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 02/03/2020

This idea has been debunked. The truth is that reducing calorie intake when a fever is present could make it harder to overcome the illness.


How Do I Tell If I Have a Sprain?

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/27/2020

Whether you have a twisted ankle or a sore back, it might be time to talk to a doctor to determine the extent of the injury.


First Aid Kits & Other Emergency Must-Haves

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/20/2020

Emergencies can strike at any time. That’s why it is essential to be prepared at home and on-the-go to keep yourself and your family safe.


What to Listen for in Your Kids’ Cough

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/13/2020

Let’s take a closer look at the different types of coughs in babies, toddlers, and children and the signs that indicate it’s time to see a doctor.


Tips on Living with Heartburn & Indigestion

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 01/06/2020

If you have symptoms of heartburn or indigestion that worsen or become bothersome, we’re here to help.


Parents: Know Your Concussion Symptoms

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 12/30/2019

It is essential that parents know the symptoms of a concussion so they can determine when their child needs to visit a doctor after a head injury.


When Fevers Get Dangerous

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 12/23/2019

Since a fever is a symptom of an underlying condition, it is important to obtain an accurate diagnosis to determine the best treatment plan.


How to Stop Your Kids from Vaping

iCare ER and Urgent Care | 12/16/2019

If you’re worried about your child’s vape use, it’s crucial to get support.


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