*This post is sponsored by Patient First. All opinions are my own.*
For many, choosing where you take your family for medical care is as important as selecting a home or choosing a school district.
When you need urgent care for a non-life-threatening illness or injury, know that Patient First has been providing medical care since 1981 for people in parts of Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania and South Jersey.
As a busy, on-the-go family convenience is an important factor for choosing where we go for medical care. We need to be able to get appointments in a timely manner with knowledgeable providers who can treat a variety of illnesses and injuries.
Whether its for urgent care situations or primary care options, Patient First is a great place to look for quality healthcare.
Here are five things to know about Patient First.
Patient First is open from 8 am – 10 pm, 365 days a year, including all holidays.
Patient First is able to evaluate and treat a wide range of injuries and illnesses, offering numerous on-site services, like lab testing, X-rays, and prescription drugs which are available on-site.
Patient First also offers convenient Telehealth options available from 8 am- 8 pm Monday- Friday for patients in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, allowing you to log on and get medical care when and where you need it.
Learn more about Patient First’s telehealth here: Telehealth FAQs
You can get a sports physical at Patient First.
If you have a high school athlete like I do, sports physicals are probably a yearly requirement in order to play. Patient First can complete the physical and the required paperwork to get your athlete cleared and ready to compete.
Need one in a hurry? Patient First offers walk-in physicals so no appointment is needed.
There is always a doctor on-site at Patient First.
Which means you’re going to be able to get knowledgeable treatment and care every time you visit a Patient First location.
Patient First has many prescriptions on-site.
They can fill many of the prescriptions they write for you so you don’t have to worry about going to another location and waiting to get your meds.
It’s super convenient and helpful for patients to not have to go to several locations to fill basic prescriptions, especially when sick or injured.
This year is Patient First’s 40th Anniversary
Thanks to their quality healthcare providers and focus on customer care, it’s no surprise they’ve been in business since 1981.
You’ll probably find yourself inside of a Patient First seeking medical attention of some sort, but they go above and beyond by offering unique comforts like warm blankets if you’re chilly, free WIFI and charging stations, and coffee and tea if you’d like.
They show they really put the patient first by offering expert medical care alongside friendly service.
Find your nearest Patient First location here.