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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.,
Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Now Medical Centers today announced increases in holiday injuries from accidents involved with cooking, and decorating in and around the house. Urgent care patient decreases are not expected, due to people rushing in with cold and flu like illness, as well as those who overindulge with eating and drinking.
"As the largest urgent care provider in
South Florida, our physicians see every thing, from children who awake Christmas morning with pinkeye, to the pre-holiday meal carving accident," said
Peter Lamelas, M.D., Medical Director of MD Now. "Rushing under stress during the holidays leaves people prone to injury, so MD Now Urgent Care Centers maintains normal
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. operating hours, even on holidays."
MD Now Urgent Care typically sees holiday increases of the following: