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How Much Does Urgent Care Really Cost?

Bandage wrapped by nurse

An unexpected trip to urgent care can be just as unexpected as the total on the bill that comes at the end, but we don’t want that to be the case.

At Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado, we understand that nothing is more stressful than a sick or injured child, so we want to make sure that the costs associated with the care your child may need are discussed to relieve some of your worries.

According to Dr. Franz Ritucci, President of the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicin...

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Best Sledding Hills In Northern Colorado

Snow has finally made its way to Northern Colorado, and if you’re not planning on packing up the family and heading to the slopes, you can still enjoy the snow close to home! Northern Colorado has plenty of sledding hills that you and your family can enjoy this winter. Here are just a few of them.

City Park | Fort Collins

1500 W. Mulberry Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521

This hill is for our experienced sledders out the...

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Attention: NEW EXTENDED HOURS

You Asked. We Listened.

Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado is excited to announce our new extended hours, effective immediately.

Monday – Friday 

9:00am – 9:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 

8:00am – 8:00pm

“The health care providers at Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado are committed to treating children and families with the same respect and quality care as at the best hospital emergency rooms,” said Larry Mortensen, Executive Director of Pediatric U...

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Safe Snow Days

“No school! Happy snow day!” Your kids lose their minds with excitement. Snow angels, snowmen and snowball fights are the ingredients for the perfect snow day. But, are you prepared? Prepare your little ones for fun and safe outdoor play this winter with these tips:

Layers On Layers On Layers: Layering is tricky. Too many and they’ll overheat; too few and they’ll freeze. The rule of thumb: Dress your kids in one more layer of clothing than you (an adult) would wear in the same weat...

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Urgent Care vs. Primary Care

Urgent care facilities such as Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado are always ready to serve you and your child’s non-emergency healthcare needs, but we may not be the best choice for everyday care for a variety of reasons. Knowing when to go seek urgent care vs. primary care is an essential part of making the most of your healthcare.

Think of urgent care facilities as a Plan B – fall back on them during weekends and after hours for can’t-wait-to-be-treated illnesses, or injuries...

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Don’t Miss the Town of Timnath Summer BBQ!

Get ready to kick-off summer at the Town of Timnath's Summer BBQ & Movie Night! Join us at Timnath Community Park and enjoy  Free BBQ, live entertainment, a bungee run, bounce castle, face painting, balloon animals, popcorn, and so much more!

Keep an eye out for our Snapchat filter, it will be live during the BBQ. Snap a photo using the filter and be sure to post it to the Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado Facebook page!

Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado is a proud ...

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Timnath Summer BBQ & Movie Night

Help us usher summer in with the Town of Timnath’s Summer Barbecue and Movie Night! As an official sponsor of the event and the town of Timnath, Pediatric Urgent Care of Northern Colorado is happy to join families as we celebrate the season.

Come down to Timnath Community Park on Friday June 2 from 6-11:30 p.m. as we join the community in a family-friendly celebration of Northern Colorado summers. Get started with free delicious catered barbecue for all visitors, then wander the park and e...

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Walk in Sports Physicals Available at PUCNC

Getting in with your regular Primary Care Physician can be challenging this time of year with vacations and other Summer Activities. Nearly all schools and youth sports leagues require that the players have  to complete a sports physical.  PUCNC offers walk-in sports physicals for student athletes 5 days a week. Sports physicals are not meant to replace your regular Well Care exam with your Primary Care Provider but can offer a convenient option for busy fami...

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Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

Young athletes today, inspired by their favorite professional athletes, are pushing themselves harder than ever before. While this is fun for parents to watch, an increase an athleticism brings a greater risk of experiencing sports-related injuries. At Pediatric Urgent Care, we prefer to see your athlete out on the field rather than sitting on the sidelines. To make sure your athlete can keep doing what he/she loves, follow these guidelines for preventing sports injuries:

Talk to your y...

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