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Prescription medication has changed modern medicine. But the process o obtaining a prescription can be time consuming and inconvenient. Get dressed, get in the car, wait in the waiting room, travel back, drop off the prescription at the pharmacy and then wait a little more. For most health conditions, this can be avoided.
Online doctors can diagnose conditions and prescribe medication all on your phone or computer. Effectively, you can get primary care and urgent care on your phone or computer.... Read More
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Jersey City is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. It is the seat of Hudson County as well as the county's largest city. As of 2018, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated that Jersey City's population was 265,549, with the largest population increase of any municipality in New Jersey since 2010, an increase of about 9.4% from the 2010 United States Census, when the city's population was at 247,597, ranking the city the 78th-most-populous in the nation.
Jersey City neighborhoods include:
There are over 100 Jersey City urgent care centers. Plus, proximity to the New York, Essex, Rockland and Bergen County, make it incredibly easy to get great medical care when and where you need it. Urgent care centers, which are part of the walk-in clinic healthcare category, are convenient for minor illnesses, injuries prescription refills and more. You can use urgent care centers for school physicals, stomach pains, ear infections, throat infections, flu shots, immunizations, burns, scrapes, bites and almost anything else you can think of! Some even offer vision tests, EKG and more sophisticated treatments. Plus, if you need a doctor's note to excuse your absence, they can often do that too.
Urgent care is great because you often pay less (with or without insurance) and wait times can be as little as 15 minutes (up to several hours during the busiest time of year).
Typically, insurance covers urgent care visits. If you have a copay, you will typically pay $25 to $100 out of pocket. But it's important to ask the center if they are an in-network provider. Uninsured patients typically pay about $200 out of pocket.
More affordable options include online clinics like PlushCare, which costs $99 out of pocket for appointments. Book an appointment here.
Most urgent care centers will prescribe medications as needed by the patient. Common prescriptions include: tamiflu, antidepressants, antibiotics, hypertension medications, thyroid medications and much more.