Blog | Fort Worth, TX | Blog Posts About Urgent Care

Explore multiple blog posts directly from our board-certified urgent care physician, Dr. Shane Cole, at University Urgent Care.

Attention Students! You Can Get a School Physical at Urgent Care


When you need a school physical for your children, visit your local student urgent care center in Fort Worth, TX.


What Are The Different Types of Burns and How Are They Treated?


Burns can affect the skin layers and underlying tissue. Learn how to treat different types of burns and when to seek immediate medical attention.


How To Prevent Contracting Coronavirus


Learning how to prevent catching the coronavirus ensures that you and your family remain as healthy as possible in Fort Worth, TX.


Tips for Avoiding Dehydration in the Summer Heat


Knowing how to avoid dehydration during the summer helps you to keep feeling your best during warm weather.


Is It Safe to Visit Urgent Care With Non-Coronavirus Issues?


When you’re sick or are injured during the COVID-19 pandemic, you will want to know if it’s safe to visit an urgent care center.


What is the Difference Between Urgent Care and a Hospital ER?


When you require medical treatment, you want to understand when you should go to an urgent care center and when you should go to the nearest emergency


Can You Visit an Urgent Care Facility to Be Tested for Coronavirus?


When you suspect that you may have coronavirus, our urgent care facility can test you for COVID-19 in Fort Worth, TX.


Managing Allergies In The Time of Coronavirus

Dr. Shane Cole | 04/28/2020

The Coronavirus is relatively new, and our team is here to guide your treatment plan based on your unique needs in-person or online.


What is telemedicine?

Dr. Shane Cole | 04/18/2020

University Urgent Care now offers online appointments. Call to book your visit and see a doctor today.


How to Make It Through The Stay-At-Home Order

Dr. Shane Cole | 04/04/2020

Stay home, work safe. Let’s explore helpful tips to keep you healthy, safe, and sane during these extraordinary times.


How to Get Rid of Bruises

Dr. Shane Cole | 03/23/2020

Bruising is a normal response to any injury. Let’s take a closer look at how to get rid of bruises and when to see a doctor.


What To Do When You Get a Sore Throat

Dr. Shane Cole | 03/19/2020

Painful, dry, scratchy- the bothersome symptoms of a sore throat are hard to ignore. Let’s dive into what to do when you get a sore throat.


How to Prevent UTIs

Dr. Shane Cole | 03/12/2020

Let’s take a closer look at the best ways to prevent a urinary tract infection and avoid the painful, pesky symptoms altogether.


2 Cents on Coronavirus from an ER Doc on the Front Lines

Dr. Shane Cole | 02/28/2020

Dr. Shane Cole explains his thoughts on the Coronavirus and reminds his patients to all remain calm and to wash their hands.


What to Do for a Nasty Sprain

Dr. Shane Cole | 02/24/2020

We’ll discuss critical first-aid tips and long-term methods to support recovery and get you back on your feet without complications.


The First Signs of The Flu

Dr. Shane Cole | 02/20/2020

The flu is a contagious illness that ranges from mild to severe, with fatal cases reported each year. In most cases, symptoms come on suddenly.


9 Steps for Staying Healthy This Semester

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/29/2020

Don’t let school, sports, work, and your social life wear down your body. Here’s how to stay healthy this semester.


Is It Time to Get That Rash Check Out?

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/22/2020

We’ll explore the different types of rashes in people of all ages and go over the signs that indicate to get the rash checked out by a doctor.


What You Need to Know About Vaping

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/13/2020

Learn 7 tips to help you quit vaping from the experts at University Urgent Care in Fort Worth, TX.


It Runs in The Family

Dr. Shane Cole | 12/31/2019

Learn how to gather information about the health of your family members to lower your risk of a few medical conditions that genetics may cause.


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