HOUSTON (June 22, 2017)

While it may be the season for swimming, bicycling, trampolines and all-around fun, it’s also the season for heat exhaustion, blistering sun burns, allergic reactions and more. The good news is the Katy community has a wide variety of options for receiving care.

“Those in Katy have access to the full spectrum of care provided by Memorial Hermann affiliated physicians. From primary care to emergency care and everything in between, people have a variety of options to best fit their healthcare needs,” says Michael Nguyen, MD, a family medicine physician who practices at Memorial Hermann Urgent Care in Fulshear.

Dr. Nguyen offers this guidance for some of the most common summer injuries:

Skin rashes or infections: Primary Care or Urgent Care

Dehydration: Urgent Care or Emergency Center

Sprain or dislocation: Urgent Care

Broken bone: Urgent Care or Emergency Center

Cuts, abrasions and lacerations: Urgent Care or Emergency Center

Concussion: Convenient Care Center or Emergency Center

Find nearby Katy-area primary care or Urgent Care locations. For emergency services, the Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Katy is open 24 hours a day to provide emergency care and imaging services. Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has a Level IV trauma center staffed with specially-trained nurses and physicians prepared to provide critical care services.