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Ballad Health Medical Associates - Urgent Care


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About Us

Located at 108 Park Ave., beside the Banner Elk Pharmacy, the Ballad Health Medical Associates urgent care center offers medical care for minor illnesses and injuries, including colds, migraines, sinus infections, strep throat, minor broken bones, cuts and burns. Flu shots, on-site x-rays and sports physicals are also offered, and walk-in patients are welcome.

If you or a loved one needs medical care for a minor illness or injury, you can trust our team to provide high-quality, convenient care, when you need it most. We care for patients of all ages – no appointment necessary.

Our urgent care clinic offers you and your family:
• Extended weekday and weekend hours – especially helpful when your primary care doctor can’t squeeze you in or isn’t available after hours
• Walk-in clinic convenience – no need for an appointment
• No costly ER fees – urgent care copayment amounts that are usually less than ER copays
The clinic also provides:
• On-site X-ray
• Flu shots
• Sports physicals and school physicals

Urgent care clinics are a great option when you need medical help for non-emergency issues, such as:

• Cold and flu symptoms, including fever and chills, cough, headache and sore throat
• Ear and eye infections
• Insect or animal bites
• Migraine headaches
• Sinus infections and strep throat
• Sprains, strains and minor bone fractures
• Small cuts, minor burns or skin rashes
• Urinary tract, pelvic and other minor infections



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