In some cases, the airport is exactly where you want to be.
Leave it to Las Vegas to come up with a solution. McCarran International Airport has a medical clinic and pharmacy on site.
Not only can you get first-aid services and travel-size medication, but they even have a so-called “hangover cure.”
We’re talking anti-nausea medication, oxygen, and even a Vitamin B drip.
After all, this is the same airport that has a liquor store at baggage claim.
Don’t let a toothache derail your trip.
For three decades, there’s been an “airport dentist” at JFK and LaGuardia.
He can handle everything from emergency crowns to filling cavities. Yes, walk-ins are welcome.
Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta has the AeroClinic, where they deal with urgent care and other medical conditions.
Just remember, airport medical clinics are just that—clinics.
Real emergencies may require a trip to a nearby hospital. But for health issues that can impact your travels, help may be available just down the hall.
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