Do You Fear the Flu?

November 19, 2019

As the cooler weather rolls in, cold and flu season is approaching. Just this week we are seeing a flipflop in the temperatures from below freezing to a brisk fall 60 degrees the next day. In response to the spread of flu, many area hospitals have already begun taking precautions to avoid the spreading potential of serious colds and viruses this season that will extend over a 6-month period.

If you have an orthopedic injury such as a broken bone or joint and need urgent orthopedic care, but also have a fear of the flu, OrthoExpress Urgent Care is the place to turn to. Get treated in a specialized orthopedic urgent care clinic without entering a facility contaminated by seasonal cold and flu.

Every season, hospital emergency rooms and urgent care centers become filled with patients suffering from a widespread epidemic of the flu. Every season, the new strain of the flu seems more aggressive than the previous.  FOF (Fear of the Flu) is legitimate.

You Can Avoid Exposure By Walking Into OrthoExpress for Orthopedic Injury Care

When an injury occurs, and you are suffering from a broken bone, strained ligaments or a swollen ankle, you can get treated in a specialized orthopedic urgent care clinic without entering a facility potentially contaminated by seasonal cold and flu. Walk-in to OrthoExpress for specialized orthopedic injury care instead.


About OrthoExpress

OrthoExpress is a walk-in clinic offering immediate access to orthopedic providers. We are open 7 days a week with no appointment necessary. We provide expert orthopedic treatment without the time or expense of an ER visit. The ER will refer you to orthopedic experts. You avoid both the wait at the ER and wait for a referral appointment by coming to OrthoExpress Urgent Care first.

Unlike other urgent care facilities around the market, OrthoExpress focuses on being a convenience to the patient by being a gateway to care, rather than being an extension of a physician's practice. OrthoExpress will treat immediate injuries and help expedite their care to another specialist or service when additional treatment is required.


OrthoExpress Urgent Care
Shelby County’s only immediate injury care clinic

Open M-F 10 am to 8 pm
and weekends 1 pm to 6 pm

104 Chelsea Point Dr
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 677-0001


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