An illness or injury that doesn’t appear to be life threatening but can't wait until the next day requires urgent care. Cookeville Medical Clinic RHC’s urgent care center provides easy access to quality health care seven days a week. From four office locations in Cookeville, Gainesboro, Crossville, and Sparta, Tennessee, the team of exceptional medical staff can treat your urgent care needs. You can call the office on your way, request an appointment online, or simply walk in to receive care.
Urgent care provides immediate medical attention to serious but not life-threatening injuries or illnesses. You can come into Cookeville Medical Clinic RHC as a walk-in. You can also call the office to let them know you’re on your way and the details of your injury or illness.
Urgent care is for injuries, illnesses, or accidents that require immediate attention but aren’t life-threatening.
Cookeville Medical Clinic RHC urgent care treats various injuries, such as sprains and strains, simple bone fractures, cuts or lacerations that require stitches, and knee injuries.
In addition to injuries, urgent care can treat numerous illnesses, including the following:
Minor accidents, such as sports injuries, minor burns, minor car accidents, and slips and falls are other common reasons for needing urgent care.
A wide variety of treatments are available at the urgent care service. Cookeville Medical Clinic RHC has on-site diagnostic facilities, including a lab for blood work, urinalysis, swab tests, and digital X-ray and CT scanner imaging services.
The team can prescribe medications, including antibiotics, painkillers(not controlled substances for walk-in visits), anti-inflammatories, antivirals, and steroids. These are all available at the convenient on-site pharmacy. Your provider can also run IVs (intravenous fluids) to help you recover from dehydration.
Your urgent care provider can immobilize sprains and strains, and stitch cuts. If the team is unable to treat your condition, they’ll arrange for you to go to the nearest emergency room for immediate emergency care.
Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room if you have a life threatening emergency.
Urgent care is the middle ground between your primary care provider (PCP) and the emergency room. If you’re having a life threatening emergency, don’t go to urgent care. Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency hospital.
If you’re experiencing an urgent medical issue, go to your nearest Cookeville Medical Clinic RHC urgent care office. Walk-ins are welcome. You can call the office on your way, request an appointment online, or simply walk in.