Broward Health Weston

Concussion Care

A baseline concussion test will provide physicians with valuable information to use if a child suffers a concussion. Click here for more information or contact the 
Rehab Services Department at 954-344-3180.

Urgent Care

Urgent Care

Back to Document

Food Allergy Quiz

Do you or does someone in your family have a food allergy? Take this quiz and learn how to better cope with this condition.

1. Although many people think they or their families have food allergies, only about 5 percent of children have proven allergies to food.
2. Food intolerance is potentially more serious than a food allergy.
3. True food allergies tend to run in families with food allergies—or families with other kinds of allergies, such as hay fever or asthma.
4. Thoroughly cooking a problem food will eliminate the chance of it causing an allergic reaction.
5. An allergic reaction to food usually starts hours after eating.
6. Although an allergic reaction to peanuts can be serious or even fatal, children often outgrow this allergy.
7. People who are allergic to ragweed should avoid eating cantaloupe, particularly during ragweed season.
8. Sometimes a case of food poisoning can be confused with a food allergy.
9. The only way to treat a food allergy is through food avoidance.

Food Allergy Quiz

Do you or does someone in your family have a food allergy? Take this quiz and learn how to better cope with this condition.

1. Although many people think they or their families have food allergies, only about 5 percent of children have proven allergies to food.
2. Food intolerance is potentially more serious than a food allergy.
3. True food allergies tend to run in families with food allergies—or families with other kinds of allergies, such as hay fever or asthma.
4. Thoroughly cooking a problem food will eliminate the chance of it causing an allergic reaction.
5. An allergic reaction to food can continue for up to eight hours.
6. Although an allergic reaction to peanuts can be serious or even fatal, children often outgrow this allergy.
7. People who are allergic to ragweed should avoid eating cantaloupe, particularly during ragweed season.
8. Sometimes a case of food poisoning can mimic the symptoms of a food allergy.
9. The only way to treat a food allergy is through food avoidance.


Noemi Rivera, MD
Noemi Rivera, MD
Medical Director

Se Habla Espanol

When you need URGENT Care, help is just around the corner

There are many kinds of injuries and ailments that require urgent care.  Some happen in an instant like a cut or a bruise. Others develop gradually like headaches or stomach aches.

Broward Health Weston is just moments away ready to meet your urgent care needs.  Now you don't have to drive miles away from home or wait hours at a hospital to get medical attention.  The board-certified physicians at our Urgent Care Center are standing by, ready to assist you and your family when you need immediate attention.

With separate services and waiting areas for ADULT and PEDIATRIC patients, we're open:

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am - 8 pm

No appointment needed

  • Remember to please bring your insurance card and photo ID
  • Medicare and most insurances accepted.
  • On-site radiology services
  • Open seven days a week:
    8 am to 9 pm Monday - Friday
    9 am to 8 pm Saturday & Sunday
  •  For more information call, 954-217-5700

The Urgent Care Center is located on the first floor of Broward Health Weston, 2300 N. Commerce Pkwy, one block north of Royal Palm Blvd, off Weston Rd.
Get Directions »

Urgent Care Services

Immediate and semi-urgent healthcare needs.

  • Treatment for injuries
  • Treatment for illnesses
  • Treatment for work-related injuries
  • Physicals
    • Preplacement
    • Annual
    • Fit for duty
    • Department of Transportation (DOT) 
    • Return to work
    • School and sports physicals
  • Drug Screens
    • Pre-employment
    • Medical review officer services
    • Evidential breath testing
    • Post-accident testing
  • Additional Services
    • Vision test
    • Audiograms
    • EKG
    • On-site X-rays
    • Tuberculosis testing
    • Pulmonary function test
    • Immunizations for hepatitis B, tetanus, etc.

We have separate healthcare services as well as waiting areas for both adult and pediatric patients. If you think you have a life-threatening emergency, please go to the nearest emergency room or call 911. 

Back to the Top

Have You Seen Us on TV?

Back to the Top