Urgent Care and Injuries

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Alaska Urgent Care believes minor injuries deserve special treatment. From cuts and bumps, burns and bruises, to scrapes and stings, come to our clinic to see our friendly, experienced medical professionals.

Each minor emergency is treated with a major amount of concern and dedication. We provide the services your minor emergency could require, including:

  • On-site laboratory services
  • On-site radiology services
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Occupational Medicine

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Occupational Medicine – Health Screenings, Checkups, and Immunizations

Alaska Urgent Care offers a variety of employee health screening services that can be customized to address the specific occupational hazards and corporate needs of our clients, as well as the health concerns of individuals. Listed below are some of the occupational health services that we offer.

For more information on how our services can be tailored to your needs, please contact Debbie MacLean at (907) 341-7757 or via e-mail.

DOT Examinations

Our staff follows the ...

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Family and General Practice

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Family and General Practice

Alaska Urgent Care’s family/general practice services are designed to take care of you and your family’s primary health care needs. We provide a full range of services for both children and adults, saving you the cost, time and occasional confusion of consulting separate physicians. We specialize in health promotion and disease prevention. We provide physicians, physician assistants and nurse practicioners with a variety of training and experience. Our physicians are trained in all major medical areas, ...

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Immunizations and Vaccines

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Immunizations and Vaccinations

Alaska Urgent Careprovides immunizations to adults and children to prevent many diseases. All immunizations are available in either of our clinics; patients do not need to make an appointment – just come in and see us!.

We provide the following State of Alaska-required (as of 2001) immunizations for all school children:

  • DTaP protects against diptheria (severe infection of the throat and respiratory tract), tetanus (or “lockjaw,” a serious neurological disorder that may occur from a contaminated wound) and pertussis (whooping ...
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Losing Weight: Motivation Tips

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Eat less, and exercise more!” Those are the guides to losing weight that we’ve all heard so many times. So why are the numbers of overweight Americans increasing every year? It’s simple: the food is “fast” and high-calorie, and the exercise is almost nonexistent. Many of us have to work in an office all day, and then come home to another full-time job—the family! But all is not lost, and you ...

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Fighting the Flu

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It is nearly time for your annual flu shot and if you are trying to decide whether or not to get immunized read on. Besides the major inconvenience of missing a week or more of school or work serious complications, including death, can result from influenza.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warns that influenza is a serious disease that kills thousands of people in the United States each year—from 20% to 50% of the population. Symptoms of ...

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Fishhook Injuries: Treatment and Removal

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Yes, it’s that time of year. Alaska is exceptionally beautiful in the summertime, and a lot of residents and tourists alike will be trying to catch the big one. Unfortunately, a lot of them catch themselves or their fellow fishermen. Since we see many fishhook injuries in the summer, we decided to bring you some tips to handle this riverside emergency.

Get Medical Attention

First, you need to get to a medical clinic as soon ...

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Immunizations

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Alaska Urgent Care provides immunizations to adults and children to prevent many diseases. All immunizations are available in either of our clinics; patients do not need to make an appointment – just come in and see us!

We provide the following immunizations and more:

  • DTaP protects against diptheria (severe infection of the throat and respiratory tract), tetanus (or “lockjaw,” a serious neurological disorder that ...
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Back to School and … Head Lice?

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Oh, the joys of school starting up again! New books, new teachers, new friends. And sometimes…a visit from a tiny little creature called the head louse. What is a head louse, and more importantly, how do you get rid of it, or, even better, prevent it?

What Do They Look Like?

There are three forms of head lice: ...

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