Is it Too Late to Get a Flu Shot?

Did you know that you can catch the flu at any time of year? In most years, however, there's a pretty clearly defined flu season in South Carolina and North Carolina. Urgent care clinics like the ones at Riverview Medical Center usually see a spike in flu cases...

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Holiday Health & Wellness Tips

For many of us, the holidays are one of our favorite times of the year. There's certainly a lot to do, but the payoff is that we get to spend time with the people we love. As Christmas approaches, make sure you're doing everything you can to stay healthy so you can...

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Make Flu Shots an Annual Event

Vaccinations are something most people associate with young children. Infants and kids have to stay up-to-date on their shots in order to build immunity against serious, life-threatening diseases. These vaccines are typically administered a handful of times over the...

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3 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot

No one enjoys getting a shot. But did you realize that by avoiding those few seconds of discomfort, you could be putting your life—and the lives of others—at risk? That's exactly what happens when you choose to forego your annual flu shot. At Riverview Medical Center,...

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The 2018-2019 Flu Season: What You Need to Know

Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases its predictions for the upcoming flu season. What will the next few months hold for your health? The staff at Riverview Medical Center's urgent care want you to be prepared—and want you to understand...

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Will Insurance Pay for My Flu Shot?

If you've paid any attention to the news in recent years (not to mention your doctor's advice), you know how important the flu vaccine is. However, many people still choose to avoid getting a flu shot. Each person may have different reasons for making this choice. One...

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Do Your Knees Crack? Should You Worry?

We all know that our knees are more prone to problems as we age. Arthritis and worn joints are two things older folks often have to deal with. But knee problems can happen at any age. If your knees crack or make other noises, should you worry? Here's some advice from...

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Is Your Child Hiding a Concussion?

There are many stories in the news about concussions in athletes. While professional players get the headlines, this is also a concern for student-athletes at every level of the games they play. At Riverview Medical Center, we see many young people in our urgent care...

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Have You Had the Whooping Cough Vaccine?

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. It's a good time to review your family's immunization records. Are the adults and children in your home up-to-date on their vaccinations? One that you should pay particular attention to is the whooping cough vaccine....

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What Are Sports Physicals?

As school starts back up, so do sports. Regardless of the type of sport they play, your kids will be required by their school and the state to complete a sports physical. Sports physicals are just one of the many walk-in primary care services we offer at Riverview...

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