5 Questions with Dr. Shah

5 Questions with Dr. Shah

Posted on May 15, 2019

Dr. Syed Shah is an FACP, Internal Medicine Certified physician who works closely with Sioux Falls Urgent Care and uses his years of specialty experience to provide patients with individualized care.

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All About the Measles

All About the Measles

Posted on May 14, 2019

Read on to learn more about the measles and how to protect yourself and your family.

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Does That Cut Require Stitches?

Does That Cut Require Stitches?

Posted on April 30, 2019

We’re all human and, with that, come everyday cuts and scrapes. Whether you slip cutting vegetables in the kitchen, catch your arm on a nail in the garage or trip and scrape your knee, it can be tough to determine how serious the cut is and whether or not it will require stitches.

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Is Urgent Care the Same as Acute Care?

Is Urgent Care the Same as Acute Care?

Posted on April 03, 2019

“Urgent Care” versus “Acute Care,” what’s the difference? The answer is simple: there isn’t one! These are two different names for the same type of clinic.

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What Are the Danger Signs of Pneumonia?

What Are the Danger Signs of Pneumonia?

Posted on March 25, 2019

We’ve all been there: you wake up, you feel awful, but you aren’t sure how serious your sickness is. Do you have a cough? Fever? Shortness of breath? Ifso, you may be dealing with pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs that can become se

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Whooping Cough: What You Need to Know

Whooping Cough: What You Need to Know

Posted on February 08, 2019

Pertussis, often referred to as “whooping cough,” is a severe, but easily preventable, bacterial infection of the upper respiratory system. The infection is extremely contagious, spreading from person to person through coughing and sneezing.

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Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Honors Service of Dr. Vaughn Meyer, Offers Condolences

Posted on December 27, 2018

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital mourns the passing of former associate, Dr. Vaughn Meyer, and offers condolences to the Meyer family and friends.

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

5 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

Posted on December 11, 2018

The holiday season is one of the happiest times of the year. With the combination of friends, family and fun bringing up the mood, the last thing you want is an unexpected visit to the hospital or weeks of sickness following the season’s festivities.

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(Cough) What are the Symptoms of Bronchitis? (Cough)

(Cough) What are the Symptoms of Bronchitis? (Cough)

Posted on December 04, 2018

Growing up, you may have heard people refer to bronchitis as a “chest cold.” This is because bronchitis is characterized as inflammation in the lungs, which causes chest discomfort and has similar symptoms to viral illnesses.

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Heavy Lifting: Snow Shoveling Can Land You in Urgent Care

Heavy Lifting: Snow Shoveling Can Land You in Urgent Care

Posted on November 15, 2018

A fresh layer of fallen snow is a beautiful sight to behold, but it can also pose a serious risk to your health if you don’t take the proper precautions. Learn more about how to protect your health while shoveling snow this with this safe shoveling checklist.

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5 Signs You May Have Strep Throat

5 Signs You May Have Strep Throat

Posted on November 08, 2018

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is common in children but can affect people at any age. While the infection is usually harmless, in extreme cases, it can lead to complications such as rheumatic fever, ear infections, sinusitis and scarlet fever.

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Broken or Sprained: 5 Ways to Tell

Broken or Sprained: 5 Ways to Tell

Posted on October 18, 2018

You don’t know what’s wrong, but you know it hurts. This is the case for many people who suffer from sprained and broken joints. Without the proper training, it’s difficult to know for sure, so we’ve provided 5 signs to help you figure out what’s wrong qui

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6 Possible Causes of Ear Pain

6 Possible Causes of Ear Pain

Posted on October 12, 2018

An earache is an awful thing to endure. At Urgent Care, we understand that ear pain can be unrelenting and often makes it nearly impossible to focus. We’ve compiled a list of 6 possible causes for ear pain to help you understand your earache, take steps to

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Flu Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Flu Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted on September 20, 2018

Is it the flu or a stomach bug? The two can be similar, but vomiting doesn’t necessarily mean you have the flu. It’s impossible for sure whether you have the flu from symptoms alone. Check out our list of common flu symptoms below to know whether or not yo

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Don’t “Walk It Off”: 5 ankle and foot injuries you shouldn’t ignore

Don’t “Walk It Off”: 5 ankle and foot injuries you shouldn’t ignore

Posted on September 13, 2018

Have you ever been told to “walk it off” after suffering from a foot or ankle injury? Ignoring injuries this complex and critical part of your body can lead to complications, chronic pain, and immobility. Check out our list of 5 ankle and foot injures you

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5 Things to Expect at Your Child’s Walk-In Sports Physical

5 Things to Expect at Your Child’s Walk-In Sports Physical

Posted on August 23, 2018

The school year is here! With it comes to class, homework, and after-school sports. Has your child gotten their sports physical yet? If not, we’ve got a list of things to expect so you don’t get blindsided going into this year’s sports physical.

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Parents’ Guide to Back to School Physicals

Parents’ Guide to Back to School Physicals

Posted on August 09, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Many families schedule their children’s physicals before the kids head back to school, but—with school physicals being so infrequent—it can be hard to remember exactly what to expect.

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Should You Visit Urgent Care for Back Pain?

Should You Visit Urgent Care for Back Pain?

Posted on August 01, 2018

Whether you pulled something at the gym, overdid it working on the yard, or simply woke up one morning stiff and sore – back pain has many potential causes. Many people try to “tough it out,” but there’s no reason to let back pain keep you from enjoying life.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Sioux Falls Urgent Care Instead of the ER

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Sioux Falls Urgent Care Instead of the ER

Posted on June 28, 2018

We’ve all been there – an unexpected fall, a high fever, maybe an ache or pain that leaves us worried and wanting to see a doctor immediately. But it’s after normal office hours. What to do?

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Not So Fun-In-The-Sun: 5 Urgent Care Visits to Avoid This Summer

Not So Fun-In-The-Sun: 5 Urgent Care Visits to Avoid This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2018

School is out, the sun is shining, outdoor fun is in full swing … and so is the summer injury and illness season.

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6 Tips for Taking Young Children to Urgent Care

6 Tips for Taking Young Children to Urgent Care

Posted on June 13, 2018

Urgent cares can be convenient when young children come down with minor illnesses, infections, sprains and strains. Ready to make your visit as smooth as possible? 

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Food Poisoning or Stomach Bug: 3 Ways To Tell

Food Poisoning or Stomach Bug: 3 Ways To Tell

Posted on May 18, 2018

The stomach flu and food poisoning share nearly identical symptoms. The key to knowing which one you’re dealing with is understanding how each condition is different.

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What Is Urgent Care and Why Use One In Sioux Falls

What Is Urgent Care and Why Use One In Sioux Falls

Posted on May 18, 2018

From sprains and colds to imaging and blood tests, learn more about the benefits of Urgent Care - and how to find the right fit for your needs.

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Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital To Open Sioux Falls Urgent Care On December 4th

Posted on November 18, 2017

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital is happy to announce the December 4th opening of Sioux Falls Urgent Care, a brand new urgent care facility at 7600 S. Minnesota Avenue (85th St. & Minnesota Ave.).

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WorkFORCE Adds Second Sioux Falls Location

Posted on December 06, 2016

WorkFORCE Occupational Health and Medical Services, a division of Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, is pleased to announce the opening of its second location in Sioux Falls at 4928 N. Cliff Ave.

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Midwest Pain Center Recognized for Excellence as APEX Quality Award Winner

Posted on November 15, 2016

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital is proud to announce that Midwest Pain Centers was recently named a winner of the 2015/2016 National APEX Quality Award by SPH Analytics (SPHA).

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SFSH Acquires Prairie States Surgical Center

Posted on September 29, 2016

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital is proud to announce that it has purchased Prairie States Surgical Center, an independent Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) located at 2910 E. 26th Street in Sioux Falls.

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SFSH Honored with 5-Star Rating in Patient Survey

Posted on August 01, 2016

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital is proud to announce that it recently received a 5-Star Rating from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey (HCAHPS) for 2016.

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