Fast-Track appointments now available in Primary Care

Fast-Track appointments now available in Primary Care

The list below provides examples of simple illnesses or injuries that qualify for Fast-Track service.

Patients seeking healthcare at Loma Linda University Health’s Primary Care have a new option for securing quick appointments when it comes to certain easily treatable conditions.

Fast-Track is intended as an alternative to Urgent Care for simple illnesses or injuries that will not require an X-ray or other ancillary service. These appointments are available Mondays–Thursdays from 9 a.m.–7 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Fast-Track appointments may be made by calling 909-558-6600 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays–Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

Unlike same-day appointments, which may be scheduled with many providers for any need, chronic or acute, Fast-Track is staffed by a designated clinician each day to handle quickly treatable needs. The Fast-Track clinician may be a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant.

“I encourage everyone to establish a relationship with a primary care provider,” said Roger D. Woodruff, MD, director of Primary Care. “However, occasionally there is a need for a quick visit if you are not feeling well. Already, patients have responded with gratitude for same-day appointments, and it is with the goal of further serving our patients’ same-day needs that we established the Fast-Track clinic.”

The following are examples of simple illnesses or injuries that qualify for Fast-Track service:

Allergies
Abdominal pain/stomach ache
Asthma
Back pain
Burns, minor only
Cold/cough
Cold sores
Diarrhea/dehydration
Dizziness
Ear pain
Fever
Flu (influenza)
Gout
Headache
Lice
Pink eye
Pregnancy testing
Sinus symptoms
Skin irritations, rashes and infections
Sore throat
Sprains and strains
Sty
Tick exposure
Upper respiratory infection
Urinary tract infection

Loma Linda University Health Primary Care
909-558-6600
Professional Plaza
25455 Barton Rd., Suite 204B
Loma Linda, 92354

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