Frequently Asked Questions
Urgent care is a treatment center for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries. It is for people of all ages who need attention quickly and cannot get in to see their primary care provider. MedCheck Urgent Care is open seven days a week and operates on a walk-in basis. We have state-of-the-art facilities, including on-site laboratory services and X-ray, ensuring you convenient and exceptional care.
MedCheck Urgent Care is ready and equipped to treat patients of all ages. We see adults with sprained ankles, toddlers with fevers, and teenagers with sore throats. Our medical staff are experienced in treating individuals of all ages.
MedCheck Urgent Care treats a wide range of injuries, illnesses, and other conditions, while providing a variety of diagnostic and screening services. We have X-ray and point-of-care testing for your convenience. You can see a more inclusive list of services on our Services page.
Many people prefer urgent care because the cost is far less than what patients pay in the emergency department, and generally the wait times are much shorter.
Keep in mind that not everything is appropriate for urgent care. The emergency room is the best option for life-threatening emergencies, such as a stroke, heart attack or serious car crashes. The chart below is a guide to determine whether you should go to urgent care or the emergency room. There is also an article on the subject for additional information.
Use this guide to determine whether you should do to Urgent Care or the Emergency Room:
MedCheck Urgent Care is a great option if you need to be seen before you can get an appointment with your primary care provider. However, urgent care is a supplement to primary care, and should not be used as a replacement for your ongoing relationship with your regular doctor.
MedCheck does accept most commercial insurance plans.
We are unable to except out-of-state Medicaid.
Self-pay options for those without insurance are available starting at $125 and capping off at $300.
In Case of Emergency
Call 911 immediately if your medical condition is severe or life-threatening, or have someone bring you to the closest Emergency Room immediately. The nearest Emergency Room to our Plymouth location is located at Speare Memorial Hospital, 16 Hospital Road, Plymouth, NH. The nearest Emergency Room to our Meredith location is located at Concord Hospital, 80 Highland St, Laconia, NH. Learn whether you should go to Urgent Care of the Emergency Room.