Have you ever been so excited for an upcoming RV trip that you pack everything a month early? Not only that, but you plot out everywhere that you are going eat and fuel up along the route. Youíve left no stone unturned while planning for this trip. And then, the morning before you leave, you wake up and realize, "uh oh, Iím not feeling too spiffy." To heck with canceling your plans though, youíve got places to go and people to see. So instead, you take off on your trip. As you head down the highway to your merry destination, you realize the germs you must have picked up when that guy sneezed on you at the grocery store the other day arenít planning on leaving anytime soon.
Now what? You are out of your comfort zone, so you canít squeeze a quick visit in to your regular doctor. No fear. There are plenty of places along your route that can help you deal with that belly ache, flu, or minor sprained ankle you acquired when playing a pickup game of soccer at that last RV park.
Throngs of Walmart Supercenters around the country feature budget-friendly walk-in health clinics that are open seven days per week and require no appointments. The clinics are staffed with nurse practitioners that can treat anything from earaches and the flu, to upper respiratory infections. They can even administer vaccinations.
If you are in the Pacific Northwest, a great place to visit is one of the many Zoomcare clinics popping up all over Portland and now, Seattle. While Zoomcare clinics also offer affordable same day appointments, they are also able to treat a wider variety of ailments and injuries. They can even do annual wellness exams. Not able to make it to any of their clinics? No worries, you can even schedule a Skype consultation! How is that for convenient? For more information, visit Zoomcare.com.
Of course, every town and city has an urgent care center which always ends up being more affordable than a visit to the emergency room. The wait time will be longer at an urgent care center due to the triaging of the patients, but you will get in to see somebody that day. For more information on locating an urgent care clinic near you, visit GoUrgentCare.practicevelocity.com.
In fact, a quick Google search will help you locate several clinics in the town where you are headed. Donít let a minor illness or injury get in the way of your road trip. Wherever you travel, youíre going to be able to find the help that you need to get you back on the road to better health again.