Due to the surge of Covid volume and the Omicron variant, we are unable to provide quality care through our telemedicine platform. That said, we regret to temporarily disable video visits until further notice.

While our urgent care generally accepts all walk-in patients, the current surge in COVID cases from Omicron has exhausted our system like every other medical institution. Our team is working tirelessly and sacrificing their own health and wellbeing to serve the community during these unprecedented times. We ask the community in return to be patient and gracious to our staff. Until patient volumes normalize, we have no option but to limit how many patients we see. We sincerely apologize for our short comings and assure you we are doing our best to accommodate as many patients as we physically can.

Every evening at 8pm(5pm Sat and Sun), our COVID testing schedule opens for the following day. If you are unable to find a COVID testing appointment for the day, we recommend you visit our website after 8pm(5pm Sat and Sun) to find a convenient time to schedule your COVID test for the following day.

Tetanus

Tetanus Shots in Arlington

When Was Your Last Tetanus Shot?

The tetanus vaccination protects people from the tetanus infection, also known as lockjaw. Tetanus is a serious disease caused by a bacterial infection that usually invades the body through cuts and wounds. A tetanus vaccine should completely eliminate your risk of becoming infected with this disease for several years.

A person should get their first tetanus vaccine as an infant. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends infants receive their first shot at 2 months, another one at 4 months, a third at 6 months, and a final one at 18 months. After this, your child will not need another one until they are between the ages of 4 and 6. However, the effects of a tetanus shot are not permanent, and it is recommended that adults receive a tetanus booster once every 10 years.

Tetanus boosters are available at Urgentology Care in Arlington by appointment only. Call us today at (817) 799-7273 or contact us online to schedule yours!

What You Should Know About Tetanus

The bacteria that causes tetanus is known as Clostridium tetani. It usually lives in soil, manure, and dust. If you have an open wound on your foot and you walk through dirt in your bare feet, there is a risk you will be infected. Although tetanus is often linked to cuts from rusty metal, rust itself does not cause tetanus. However, because rust often is covered in dirt and dust, it is possible to encounter tetanus when cut by a rusty object.

Symptoms of tetanus usually develop a three to seven days after the infection and may include:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Muscle stiffness in the jaw, neck, arms, legs, and abdomen
  • Muscle spasms in the face
  • Jaw cramping
  • Sweating
  • Fever
  • High blood pressure
  • Irritability
  • Increased heart rate

Receiving a vaccine and regular boosters is very important as they can eliminate your risk of becoming infected with this debilitating disease!

You can request a tetanus shot at Urgentology Care in Arlington today by calling (817) 799-7273.

URGENTOLOGY CARE

Office Hours

Monday - 8am to 8pm
Tuesday - 8am to 8pm
Wednesday - 8am to 8pm
Thursday - 8am to 8pm
Friday - 8am to 8pm
Sat & Sun - 9am to 5pm

Phone Number

(817) 799-7273

Address

4130 N. Collins Street
Arlington, TX 76005

Urgentology Care

4130 N. Collins Street
Arlington, TX 76005

  • 817-799-7273
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3855 Glade Rd,
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