Looking for help with addiction in Columbus? We’re here.

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Addiction is a force that can change lives and cause complications with long term impacts. At Scioto Urgent Care, we can have plans and services that can offer you a new start. With our help and motivation, you can achieve recovery in a great environment.
ADDICTION CARE
We offer specialized treatments for those suffering from addiction. Our pricing is $350 for the first visit of care and $150 biweekly until the point at which a patient is stable and doing well, (usually 1-3 biweekly visits for motivated patients) and then $200 monthly. Contact Us to get started today.

Limited Time Self-Pay Offer: $95 Basic Visit!

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We have a new self-pay special here at Scioto Urgent Care! If you visit Scioto Urgent Care for a basic visit it is only $95, which covers the cost of a basic check of one complaint. For each additional medical complaint, the cost is $20. Additional services and supplies are extra, but if you require only a basic visit, now is the time to stop in. Check the table below for the prices for various additional services you may require.

Services Provided Cost Supplies Provided Cost
Ankle Support Gel $30
Basic Office Visit (one complaint) $95+ Ankle Support Foam $25
  Each additional complaint     $20
Additional Services
Abscess Drain $110 Arm Sling $17
Abscess Drain w/Packing $130 Clavical Splint $45
Abscess Recheck w/New Dressing $30 Crutches $35
Bacterial Vaginosis Test $25 IV Fluids – 1 Bag $55
Breathing Treatment $30 IV Fluids – 2 Bags $75
Blood Draws $15 Knee Brace $45
Dislocated Finder/Shoulder (Pre & Post X-Rays included) $270 Post Op Shoe $30
EKG $50 Sling + Swath $25
Ingrown Toenail $80 Splinting $50
In House Labs (Urinalysis, Flu, Strep, Mono, Pregnancy, Glucose) $20 Walking Boot $60
Laceration/Wound Care (Simple) includes Removal w/o Debridement $125 Wrist Support $25
Laceration/Wound Care (Complicated) Includes Removal $175
Paronychia $50
Pelvic Exam $75
Suture Removal (if Placed elsewhere) $10
Trichomonas Test $25
Ear Wax Removal $50
X-Rays (1 set) $60
Medications Provided Cost
Ancef 1 Gram $20
Ativan Tabs $20
B-12 shot $20
Benadryl $25
Bicillin 600,00 $50
Bicillin 1,200,000 $78
Compazine $25
Depo Medrol $20
Dexamethasone $20
EPI 1-1000 $20
Kenalog $20
Lasix $20
Nitro Stats $20
Pneumococcal Vaccine $70
Prednisone Tabs $30
Rocephin 250mg $20
Rocephin 1Gram $30
Toradol $43
Zofran $25

Tips to Prevent Frostbite This Winter

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Columbus, OH:  The polar vortex may be moving out of our area, but it brought to the forefront the very important issue of protection against extreme cold. Schools were closed, business suspended and travel was limited to avoid exposure to the sub-zero temperatures and even more extreme wind chill. The average person was left with a renewed appreciation for the damage the extreme freeze can cause, which is in some cases fatal for very vulnerable people. While that extreme is more unlikely, it’s easier than you may think to feel the symptoms of frostbite, or damage to the skin as a result of freezing temperatures. The name may be familiar, but you may not know the details of this condition. Frostbite can be identified first as areas of redness or pain on exposed skin due to cold temperatures. The colder the temperature, the less time the skin can be safely exposed. According to the National Weather Service, with a temperature of 0 degrees Fahrenheit and 15mph wind, frostbite can occur less than 30 minutes. At -10 Fahrenheit, that time can drop to just 10 minutes. Some may take being numb as a normal consequence of being outside and not a problem, but it’s the first stage of a serious process. At the first encounter of these symptoms, it is best to head inside immediately and warm up to avoid greater complications and prevent frostbite. When the affected individual is back in a warm location, there are a few steps you can take. First, try to get into a relaxed position and do not walk or use the area affected, as that can increase the damage. Next, immerse the affected skin in warm water, but not hot water. Test the water with an area not affected by frostbite, and it should be warm to the touch but not overpowering. That includes unnatural sources of heat, such as a fireplace or radiator. Sometimes when a person is extremely cold they can underestimate the damaging high temperatures. If water is unavailable, body heat can be a useful substitute, such as an armpit. If you’re concerned that my have suffered damaging frostbite or you have questions, call Scioto Urgent Care at (614) 789-9464. A medical professional will help you determine the best course of action. The facility is located at: 4760 Sawmill Road, in Columbus, OH. For directions, you can visit the website at http://sciotourgentcare.com/hours-directions “I believe that the average person underestimates their risk of suffering one of these conditions when they’re interacting with the cold. If they follow some easy guidelines, and stay alert, they should have no trouble,” says Scioto Urgent Care, Doctor Marc Pesa. Scioto Urgent Care also uses the latest treatment protocols to handle a variety of non-emergency conditions such as fever, flu, colds, minor burns, cuts and abrasions requiring stitches, sprains, strains and fractures, and conditions such as sore throat or runny nose, ear, eye, minor infections, minor aches and pains. ### About: Scioto Urgent Care Scioto Urgent Care is one of central Ohio’s leading urgent care facilities. Located on the Northwest side of Columbus (near Dublin & Upper Arlington) the urgent care center has been treating patients since early 2004. Scioto Urgent Care is a convenient health care alternative when your regular family physician is closed or you can’t get a timely appointment. The Northwest Columbus urgent care location is open everyday, including weekends and holidays. You do not need to be a regular Scioto Urgent Care health care patient to enjoy our convenience and medical care. No appointment is necessary. Just walk in and receive care when you need it most. Media Contacts: Marc Pesa, Scioto Urgent Care 4760 Sawmill Road Columbus, OH 43235 Phone: (614) 789-9464 Samantha Rufo, nxtConcepts 740-815-6925

Flu Season is Here

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Flu Season is Almost Here

Columbus, Ohio – The dreaded flu season. Every year it sweeps through offices, schools and other places where people gather and makes life miserable for some. It can be particularly troublesome for some groups, such as the very young and senior citizen. While most flus manifest as a miserable bout for a few days, left unprotected it can truly harm the most vulnerable. Even if you do not fall into a high risk group, it is good to be prepared and save yourself trouble this season by getting a flu shot.

Teeing Off With Doctors in the Crowd

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As the President’s Cup approaches in nearby Dublin, you might not know that many golf tournaments feature volunteer doctors among the crowd! So, if you take ill while walking the course, chances are you’ll be in good hands. Our doctors have been known to be present at the Memorial Tournament, which you can read more about in this article.
“If you were going to have a heart attack at an event, that would be the place to do it,” said Dr. Marcus Pesa, an emergency-room physician and co-owner of Scioto Urgent Care. Pesa, 40, spends as many days at the Dublin tournament as his schedule allows.”

Avoid Dehydration This Summer!

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Proper hydration is often overlooked! Water is great for moderate exercises but sports drinks can be useful for intense workouts. Sports drinks bring the added benefit of replacing lost electrolytes, but bring with them the added calories. Dehydration can bring fatigue, dizziness or headaches, but can be avoided. A simple rule of thumb is to drink eight 8oz glasses of water per day.