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A Sore Throat or Strep Throat?

Your throat aches and the simple act of swallowing is suddenly painful. Is this a mild sore throat that will go away on its own, or a strep infection that needs antibiotics? Learn when it’s time to see a doctor for sore throat symptoms. There are many causes for a sore throat. Your pain could..
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Stay Healthy and Safe this Holiday Season

While the winter holidays are a time of joy and celebration, the season is not without its pitfalls. Increased travel, family gatherings, and holiday decorations and gifts can bring unwanted stress, injury, and illness. Stay safe and healthy this season by following just a few simple precautions. Travel Smart Millions of Americans will find themselves..
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Could you have Prediabetes?

While a whopping eighty-six million Americans have prediabetes, 9 out of 10 of those people don’t even realize they have it. So, what exactly is prediabetes? Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. The condition affects both adults and children..
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How to make a Fast Flu Recovery

Flu season is fast approaching. Learn your personal risk of the illness, and how to make a fast flu recovery if you do wind up sick this season. Flu Risks Many of us consider the flu a mild, common, and short-lived illness. However, for certain populations, the flu can lead to very serious complications, such..
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How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

School is back in-session and temperatures are cooling down, which means cold and flu season is just around the corner. Learn what precautions you can take now to prevent cold and flu later. Cold and flu are contagious respiratory illnesses that spread through droplets in the air. These droplets are made when an infected person..
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Make time for a Sports Physical this August

If you’re the parent of a student athlete, you’ll want to ensure that your child is physically and mentally ready to get in the game. Head into our clinic now for a fast, affordable sports physical! Most athletic leagues and schools require sports physicals, and it’s clear to see why. According to the American Academy..
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Maryville Open House

Open House Join us in celebrating Well-Key Urgent Care’s new location in Maryville, TN! Come out on Friday, July 21st from 1pm to 5pm for this special family-friendly event. We will provide refreshments, balloons, and guided tours of our brand new Maryville clinic. Well Key Urgent Care looks forward to providing convenient and affordable urgent..
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Water Safety Rules Every Parent Should Know

On hot summer days, many of us head to local swimming spots to cool off and have fun with our families. However, a trip to the pool can quickly turn tragic if the proper precautions aren’t taken. According to the CDC, “drownings are a leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to..
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The Dos and Don’ts of Fireworks Safety

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to let the pros do it. But if you can’t imagine July 4th without lighting a few fireworks at home, here are the Dos and Don’ts of fireworks safety: DO: Point the fireworks away from people, places, and things. Keep water nearby in case anything happens, and to..
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Ultimate Summer Safety Guide

Make summer safety a priority. Summer should be a time of lighthearted amusement, and not unnecessary trips to the doctor! Learn these key summer safety tips to prevent injuries while enjoying all of your favorite seasonal activities. We walk you through the basics of safe grilling, swimming and fireworks. Safe Grilling and BBQs Each year,..
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