What is a Walk-In Clinic?
A walk-in clinic by its most basic definition is a category of medical facilities that accepts patients without the need for an appointment. As the name suggests, patients just walk-in to the clinic in order to receive treatment.
A walk-in clinic usually provides services on a first-come, first-serve basis for immediate medical needs that aren’t qualified as medical emergencies. The main goal of a walk-in clinic is to provide a faster and more cost-effective alternative to the doctor’s office and the emergency room.
What types of medical services can I receive at a walk-in clinic?
Walk-in clinics provide a variety of medical services that help patients address immediate medical needs, appointments, or examinations for other reasons. Many patients may not be fully aware of the medical services and benefits of walk-in clinics. Instead of waiting in the ER or hospital, a patient can visit a walk-in clinic for these services:
Sudden injury treatment: Injuries can happen unexpectedly at work or elsewhere. In the event that you have a sudden injury try visiting a walk-in clinic. At a walk-in clinic the on-site medical staff can triage many types of injuries including cuts, lacerations, bone breaks, bruises, and sprains.
STD testing: Taking control of your sexual health requires frequent STD testing. A walk-in clinic provides a fast and private clinical setting to ensure accurate STD test results.
Travel vaccinations: International travel usually requires some updated travel vaccines before you’re allowed to leave the country. Travelers that require immediate vaccinations should take advantage of walk-in clinic services to get their vaccines ASAP.
DOT Physicals: Commercial drivers are required to update their commercial driver’s license (CDL) with a medical physical that shows they are physically able to drive safely. Drivers should visit a walk-in clinic to get their DOT physical in a timely manner.
Where is the closet walk-in clinic near me in Denver, CO?
Luckily for patients in Denver there are four convenient AFC Urgent Care Denver locations that provide walk-in clinic access for patients.
Our four walk-in clinics in Denver Highlands, Denver Speer, Denver East, and Cherry Creek are open from 8 am to 8pm daily. Patients that require walk-in clinic access are always greeted by our friendly urgent care staff and treated by our board-certified physician-led team. If you need urgent care or access to walk-in clinic in Denver, then use the buttons below to learn more or the maps for directions!
AFC Urgent Care Denver Speer:
777 E Speer Blvd.
Denver, CO 80203
AFC Urgent Care Denver East:
1295 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80206
AFC Urgent Care Denver Highlands:
3800 Irving St.
Denver, CO 80211
AFC Urgent Care Cherry Creek:
760 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80246