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Call your doctor or the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kentucky 24/7 NurseLine at the number on your ID card. We can help you find the right care at a location near you. For additional locations, call customer service at the number on the back of your ID card or for locations outside of Wisconsin, call 1-800-810-BLUE.

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What is a Retail Health Clinic?

Medical clinics, located in pharmacies and other retail outlets, that are staffed by Nurse Practitioners (NPs) or Physician Assistants (PAs). Services are limited to routine primary care and the treatment of common illnesses for adults and children.
What is an Urgent Care Clinic?

Urgent care centers are a group of doctors who treat conditions that should be looked at right away but aren't as severe as emergencies. Can often do x-rays, lab tests and stitches. Care is typically given by a credentialed primary care doctor.

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