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Frequently asked questions
What is urgent care?
St. Anthony's Urgent Care Centers in St. Louis provide immediate professional medical attention for the treatment of minor injuries and illnesses without an appointment. Located in Arnold, Crestwood (Big Bend), Fenton and Lemay, St. Anthony's Urgent Care Centers are open seven days a week, during the day and evening. Most patients are in and out in less than one hour.
What conditions are treated at Urgent Care Centers?
- sore throats and colds
- ear infections and fevers
- flu symptoms
- sprains and strains
- simple fractures
- insect and animal bites
- minor eye injuries
- minor burns
- minor lacerations
- pneumonia, bronchitis
- skin infections
What types of services are offered at Urgent Care Centers?
- urgent medical care
- board-certified worker’s compensation physician
- Worker's Compensation tests
- occupational medicine/workplace injuries
- lab tests/blood draws
- physical exams – school, sports, work, DOT, non-DOT
- drug testing – DOT, non-DOT
- vaccinations – flu, Hep A, Hep B, PPD, Meningococcal
Who treats the patients?
At St. Anthony’s Urgent Care Centers, care and treatment is provided by board-certified physicians, registered nurses, certified radiology technicians and other medical professionals – all on staff at St. Anthony's Medical Center.
What about payment?
St. Anthony's Urgent Care Centers accept most health plans, cash, personal checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards.
Will insurance pay for an urgent care visit?
Insurance covers urgent care visits. St. Anthony’s Urgent Care Centers accept all major insurance. Check with your insurance company to clarify specific benefits.
What about follow-up treatment?
St. Anthony's Urgent Care Center staff will work with a patient's physician if follow-up care is needed, or provide a referral if a patient does not have a personal physician.
For information, please call our Health Access Line at 314-ANTHONY (268-4669) or 800-554-9550 or visit find a physician online.
Working as trusted partners, the physicians and employees of St. Anthony's Health System will deliver care distinguished by its demonstrated quality and personalized service. We will be visibly engaged in improving the health and well being of the communities we serve in South County and beyond. We will stand together, proud to set the standard for independent community health systems.