Frequently Asked Questions

When to visit Urgent Care of Kona:

Urgent Care of Kona is designed for medical conditions that require prompt attention within 24-48 hours
but are not life-threatening emergencies. Some situations appropriate for urgent care include:

• Mild to moderate abdominal pain
• Minor muscle aches or back pain
• Mild to moderate breathing difficulties
• Minor broken bones or sprains (e.g., finger, toe)
• Superficial burns
• Colds, flu, or cough
• Minor cuts requiring few stitches
• Dizziness or lightheadedness
• Earaches
• Eye irritation or pink eye
• Fever
• Removal of small foreign objects (from eye, ear, or skin)
• Familiar migraine symptoms
• Skin rashes or hives
• Sinus infections
• Sore throat
• Moderately swollen or painful joints
• Urinary tract infections, kidney stones, or urination issues
• Moderate vomiting or diarrhea

Emergency Situations:

For medical emergencies, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

• Severe abdominal pain
• Severe allergic reactions
• Severe breathing difficulties
• Major broken bones or multiple fractures
• Moderate to severe burns
• Chest pain or pressure
• Coughing or vomiting blood
• Stroke symptoms (facial drooping, sudden weakness/numbness, slurred speech)
• Newborn fever
• Severe head trauma
• Sudden, severe headache
• Heavy, uncontrollable bleeding
• Serious head, neck, or back injuries
• Severe insect bite reactions
• Loss of consciousness
• Persistent vomiting or diarrhea
• Poisoning
• Pregnancy-related bleeding
• Seizures
• Suicidal or homicidal thoughts

Your visit with us:

• You will always be seen by a Physician.
• You will be seen quickly.
• We can prescribe medications, make referrals, and order tests as needed.

Cost and Insurance:

We accept most major insurers, including HMSA, Medicare, and many other major insurers.