The weather is warming up. Time to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. If you're going to be hiking in the desert, or other areas where rattlesnakes are present, you should be sure you know what to do if someone in your party gets bitten. Rattlesnake bites can be fatal, so it's important that you act quickly to provide medical care.
If you're in an area with adequate phone service, you should call 9-1-1 and arrange for emergency medical care.
Walk-in clinics are generally used when someone cannot get in to see his or her own doctor and it is not a medical emergency. If you are sick or have a minor injury, you can go to a clinic to be seen and treated in an hour or so. However, there are other procedures you can have done at these medical facilities to save time and money. If you are in need of any of the following, a walk-in clinic is probably your best option for medical care.