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A lot of people think that an urgent care clinic works like the emergency room — you should only go if you’re dangerously ill or injured. It doesn’t work like that at all. While clinics are great for treating the minor things that emergency rooms aren’t equipped for, like the flu or a sprained ankle, … Continue reading “For Kids”


Summer is here, and in Texas, summer is hot and humid. That’s no surprise to anyone who’s lived here for longer than a few months, of course, but many people still don’t know how to handle the heat the right way. First of all, drink water! Hydration is important, and because of how humid it … Continue reading “Stay Cool In Summer”


When you’re sick, injured, or simply not feeling well — you’re more concerned about feeling better right away than trying to figure out where to go. There are a few key things to consider when you go, though. What is your injury? How are you feeling? What time of day is it? How much will … Continue reading “Doctor’s Office vs. Urgent Care vs. Emergency Rooms”


Urgent Care is a great and good thing. If you’re throwing up, it used to be that your only option was going to the emergency room (expensive) or waiting to see a doctor (annoying.) Now you can go to a clinic and be seen right away, without the major costs emergency room visits incur. Here’s … Continue reading “What To Know Before You Go For Urgent Care”


In the summer, there are a few different illnesses it’s important to keep an eye out for. The top four are, as follows; food poisoning, bug bites, water bacteria, and poisonous plants. The warm summer temperatures make a perfect environment for bacteria to grow and spread, especially on food. People also like to cook outside … Continue reading “Summer Issues”


Summer is officially here! For a lot of people, that means it’s time to relax. There are more parties than ever, and more opportunities to wear very little. It’s only natural that summer might become one of the sexier times of the year, though that doesn’t mean we can just ignore it. CLA provides STD … Continue reading “Sexy Summer Fun”


Summer is here, and in Texas, summer is hot and humid. That’s no surprise to anyone who’s lived here for longer than a few months, of course, but many people still don’t know how to handle the heat the right way. First of all, drink water! Hydration is important, and because of how humid it … Continue reading “Stay Cool In Summer”


What makes CLA so different from other walk-in clinics and major doctor’s offices? Several things, actually! The first is our efficiency. Have you ever gone to the doctor’s office and ended up waiting an hour between the waiting room and then the actual examination room? Then the doctor comes in and it seems like they … Continue reading “Health With A Smile”


Sports season is upon us! If you’re getting ready to play this summer, come see us for a physical first. We’ll make sure you’re in the perfect shape to play ball. The Different Types of Physicals Here at CLA, we offer multiple types of physical exams. Why do this? There are three main types of … Continue reading “The Different Types of Physicals”


People tend to think of clinics as a place to go for emergency care, or when you can’t go anywhere else. While it’s true that CLA does a lot of emergency care, and has special extended hours, we can also take the place of a doctor’s office. As we’re more affordable, and have special hours, … Continue reading “Ditch The Doctor — Get To The Clinic”