Established in 2014, Urgent Care Aruba provides assistance to locals and tourists. Conveniently located at the Noord Medical Center, at Noord #63 Urgent Care Aruba (UCA) is designed to accommodate your busy schedule. At the end of a workday, on weekends, and even on the holidays, when you need medical assistance for non-life threatening illnesses or injuries without an appointment, you need it to be quick, reliable, and efficient. The center has extended hours and is open 365 days a year. Most importantly, each UCA team member strives to deliver the quality medical care with a personalized attention. It is Urgent Care’s goal of getting you in and out within the hour.
- What are the most common emergency issues affecting visitors to Aruba?
Patients who visit Urgent Care Aruba (UCA), present the common illness that are present in touristic destinations. Among these are upper respiratory tract infection (ear, nose, and throat infections), urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis, and skin lacerations that require sutures, among others.
- What are the best ways to avoid these issues?
Most of these issues may be prevented by frequent sanitizing of the hands. On the other hand, to avoid urinary tract infections, it is recommended to drink plenty of water and urinate frequently. Frequent hydration is very important when patients are exposed to sun for long hours at high temperature.
- Are there any specific brands of product/at home treatments you would recommend for particular use?
No. We don’t recommend specific brands. But we do recommend reapplying sunscreen with Sun Protection Factor (SPF) 50 + every two hours in the face and body, this will avoid severe sun burns and prevent skin damage. It is convenient to apply in the face a specific SPF designed for facial use, and in the body a SPF designed for corporal use. To prevent heat rash, we do recommend any after sun hydrating lotions, our skin the biggest organ in our body, and we have to take care of it hydrating and protecting our skin with after sun lotions.
- What services does Urgent Care Aruba/ Noord Medical Center Offer?
Urgent Care Aruba (UCA) offers a great variety of quality services. We can treat most non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses, provide prescriptions for visitors who left their medications at home, diving medical certificate, we have a radiology department with the latest and most innovative x-ray and ultrasound equipment, and we also have a fully equipped on-site medical laboratory, with a wide range of analytics including a Microbiology Department of Food and Water Analysis.
- Why should visitors choose Urgent care Aruba for their acute non-scheduled medical need?
Urgent Care Aruba (UCA) at the Noord Medical Center is a company committed to providing quality medical care. We are available on-call 24/7 (+297-586-0448), and our priority is the patient’s well-being. Travel health insurance are accepted, and no appointments are required. Our waiting times are short, since we do value the time and health of our patients.q
Urgent Care Aruba
Phone: +297 586 0448