Urgent Care

Why St. Joseph Hospital

Our urgent care facility at Milford Medical Center features a trained, dedicated and diverse staff that’s ready to assist you through minor injuries and sickness. Their commitment to speedy, comprehensive care is why Milford Medical Center is consistently voted the best in the Souhegan Valley.

Can’t wait for an appointment but don’t need the emergency room? Stop by our urgent care facility at Milford Medical Center. Here, you can get fast and convenient walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses. Our facility has imaging capabilities and point-of-care laboratory services, meaning we can do more to diagnose and treat you all in one place. If you do need additional care, St. Joseph Hospital has all the system resources you’ll need.

If you’re experiencing severe injury or illness, please visit our emergency department.

Urgent care is perfect for small injuries and illnesses. It gets you the care you need, without the abundant resources of the emergency room. Some common conditions appropriate for urgent care include:

  • Mild Asthma
  • Colds and Coughs/Bronchitis/Sinusitis/Pneumonia/Flu
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Pain/Ear Infections
  • Ear Wax Removal
  • Eye Irritation/Eye Infections/Minor Eye Trauma and Foreign Bodies
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Mild Allergic Reactions
  • Mild Dehydration
  • Minor Animal Bites
  • Minor Broken Bones/Splinting
  • Minor Burns
  • Minor Cuts and Scrapes
  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Rashes/Poison Ivy/Poison Oak
  • Skin Infections/Cellulitis
  • Small Abscesses
  • Sore Throats/Strep Throat/Mononucleosis
  • Splinter/Foreign Body Removal
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tick Bites
  • Urinary Tract Infections

For your convenience, we offer virtual urgent care visits for patients experiencing certain medical concerns. These virtual visits are done at the discretion of the physician and are based the reason for a requested virtual visit. This is a convenient and secure way to get quality care from the comfort of your own home. Virtual visits are only available to patients living in New Hampshire over the age of 5.

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Related Articles

January 3, 2022

Milford Urgent Care Awarded Runner Up

St. Joseph Hospital’s Milford Urgent Care within Milford Medical Center was awarded runner up for Best Urgent Care by the Nashua Telegraph! Every year, the Nashua Telegraph organizes a reader poll to determine the “best of” winners in thirteen categories, featuring Dining Out, Education, Health, and more.

Along with Urgent Care, the 19,500 square foot outpatient facility houses pediatricsfamily medicinelabdiagnostic imaging capabilities, including general radiology, ultrasound, and 3D mammography. It also holds outpatient physical and occupational therapy, with early and late evening appointments available.

The facility itself initially opened as an Emergency Room over 30 years ago – and was converted into an Urgent Care with additional services for the convenience of people of Milford, NH, and surrounding areas in the Southern NH community. Located on 442 Nashua Street in Milford, NH, hours of operation are currently Sunday – Saturday, 8 am to 8pm. To learn more about it’s services and locations, click here.

 

November 9, 2021

Should You Go to the ER or Urgent Care? How to Decide.

Written by Michelle Martin for St. Joseph Hospital

Dr. James Martin worked in emergency medicine for 25 years before moving to urgent care. Now Medical Director at St. Joseph Hospital Urgent Care in Milford, NH, he often sees patients who aren’t sure when they should visit an urgent care or make a trip to the emergency department.

He also is seeing more patients who are going to urgent care instead of the ED because they believe their condition can be checked out quickly.

“I’ve been on both sides (emergency medicine and urgent care) and this is becoming more common,” he said. “Patients might come into urgent care saying, ‘I can’t move my right arm,’ but they don’t think it could be a stroke. Or they’ll say they don’t want to go to the emergency department because they are worried about COVID.”

To read more, click here.

Meet Our Team

Our urgent care team at Milford Medical Center brings the passion and experience needed to give you the level of care you deserve.

James Martin, MD, Urgent Care Medical Director

Milford Medical Center Urgent Care

Harry McKinnon, MD

Milford Medical Center Urgent Care

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