Illnesses And Injuries Specialist

Forest Urgent Care

Urgent Care located in Forest Hills, NY & Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY

Illness and injuries always strike at the most inconvenient time. If you need medical attention, but the thought of going to the emergency room gives you pause, the team at Forest Urgent Care in Forest Hills, NY Hunters Point, Long Island City can help. The friendly team staffed with experienced emergency room physicians can tend to a high fever, stitch a deep cut, or refill medication. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can call or book an appointment online.

Illnesses and Injuries Q & A

What is an urgent care clinic?

An urgent care clinic is a medical facility equipped to handle urgent medical needs that may not require emergency room care, but you can’t get in to see your regular family doctor.

The expert team at Forest Urgent Care includes board-certified emergency room doctors with years of experience who provide you with the best care possible so you can get back to your usual self quickly.

What types of illnesses and injuries are treated?

The team at Forest Urgent Care is equipped to handle any urgent or nonurgent medical need, from stitching a cut to refilling medications.

Some of the most common reasons patients come to Forest Urgent Care include:

  • High fever
  • Aches and pains
  • Cold or flu
  • Allergies or asthma
  • Strains and sprains
  • Cuts and burns
  • Sports injuries
  • Foreign object removal
  • Gastrointestinal distress
  • Ear infections and pink eye
  • Gynecological needs or morning sickness

The team at Forest Urgent Care can also provide confidential testing and examinations for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), as well as provide intravenous fluids for dehydration.

For all life-threatening conditions, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

What can I expect at a visit to the urgent care clinic?

The expert team at Forest Urgent Care provides care quickly in a friendly and professional environment. Whether you made an appointment or walked through the door, you can expect a friendly greeting from the front office staff.

After completing your initial paperwork, the staff takes you to an examination room to obtain your vitals and discuss your urgent health concern, then the doctor completes his examination and provides treatment recommendations.

If necessary, additional tests may be recommended. We provide ultrasounds in house and can refer patients to CT scans and MRI's.

After treatment, the team at Forest Urgent Care may recommend you follow up with your family doctor or refer you to a specialist for care.

What if I need X-rays?

As a full-service clinic with advanced medical diagnostic tools, Forest Urgent Care offers digital X-rays, so you don’t have to go to another facility to diagnose a broken bone or respiratory condition.

In addition to the on-site X-rays, Forest Urgent Care also has a convenient on-site lab for blood and urine testing.

Whether you have a high fever or sprained your ankle, the team at Forest Urgent Care can help. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can call or schedule an appointment online.