Urgent Care FAQS
Click below to view answers to frequently asked questions.
What conditions can Valley Health Urgent Care treat?
Valley Health Urgent Care treats those everyday illnesses and injuries
which require immediate attention but do not require a visit to the emergency
room. This includes, but is not limited to, colds, flu, strep, pink eye,
sprains and strains. Valley Health Urgent Care also offers immunizations,
school and sports physicals, on-site x-ray and lab services.
What about conditions requiring on-going care and monitoring?
Valley Health Urgent Care is not meant to take the place of a patient’s
primary care physician. Patients will be referred back to their primary
care provider for ongoing care. For patients who do not have a primary
care provider, Valley Health Urgent Care is happy to refer them to a primary
care provider currently accepting new patients.
What age of patients does Valley Health Urgent Care treat?
Valley Health Urgent Care treats young children through senior citizens.
Valley Health Urgent Care does nottreat infants less than 4 months of age.
Will I be seen by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner?
Valley Health Urgent Care’s highly trained team includes physicians,
physician assistants and nurse practitioners to care for patients. These
expert, caring professionals will see that you receive the appropriate
Why choose Urgent Care instead of the Emergency Department?
For patients with non-emergent health conditions, Valley Health Urgent
Care is typically less expensive and quicker than a visit to a hospital
emergency department. For many patients with insurance the cost of an
urgent care visit is the same as a physician office visit.
Is payment required at the time of service?
Payment is expected at the time of your visit. For patients with insurance
this is the co-pay as specified by your insurance plan. An initial co-pay
of $150 is required from patients not having insurance. Patients will
be billed for the remaining balance. Valley Health Urgent Care accepts
cash, personal checks, Visa and MasterCard.
Does Urgent Care accept insurance?
Valley Health Urgent Care participates with many insurance plans. Your
specific insurance plan determines whether your co-pay is the same as
a physician office visit or if there is a different co-pay amount. Please
consult your insurance prior to your visit to determine your coverage.
Also, if you would like us to bill your insurance, please remember to
bring your insurance card and personal identification.