Urgent CareIndependence

387 W Railroad Avenue
Independence, Louisiana, 70443 Get directions We're hiring!

ClockClinic hours
  • Monday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Tuesday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

About Independence | Urgent Care

When you have a condition that requires urgent medical attention

We’ll help you start feeling better faster, from your couch or a clinic near you.

Our Independence, LA walk-in urgent care clinic is conveniently located on Railroad Ave. Our team of highly qualified healthcare providers offers fast, compassionate, and cost-effective care for your everyday illnesses or injuries. With our ability to service non-life-threatening needs closer to home, we’ve eliminated the need to travel to a hospital or emergency room far away. From a stomach ache to stitches, we’ve got you and your family covered.

Fast Pace Health provides more than just urgent care in Independence, we support our community’s healthcare needs with onsite x-ray, prevention and wellness services, lab services, DOT and sports physicals, and behavioral health services. In addition, our Independence, LA urgent care center is now offering virtual care from the comfort of your home through our telehealth service. We’re open seven days a week. No appointment required. Just walk in or save your spot in line today.

Urgent Care at Our Independence Urgent Care Location

Let’s take a closer look at our urgent care services here in Independence, Louisiana.

What Is Urgent Care?

Urgent care centers allow people with pressing health conditions to get same-day treatment, no appointment necessary. They have become a popular option for many communities across the country due to their accessibility and convenience.

Urgent Care Conditions Treated at Our Independence Location

You may choose to visit our Independence walk-in clinic to receive medical care for any of the following:

  • Accidents and falls
  • Cuts and smaller wounds that may need stitching
  • Mild to moderate asthma symptoms
  • Eye issues, like redness and irritation
  • Flu and cold
  • Minor injuries and broken bones
  • Sore throat or cough
  • Skin rashes and allergic reactions
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sprains and strains
  • UTIs and STIs
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or dehydration

Benefits of Fast Pace Health Urgent Care

Our urgent care centers come with a variety of benefits.


Come get help any time we’re open — all you need to do is walk into our easy-to-reach clinic.

Flexible Hours

We remain open late during the week and provide operating hours over the weekend as well.


Our average wait time for walk-in patients is approximately 15 minutes. With Fast Pace Health, you can expect immediate care when you need it.


Our clinic’s services are kept as cost-effective as possible. We are committed to making our services available to everyone in the community, regardless of financial background.

Quality Care

We only choose highly trained, compassionate providers.

When To Go to an Emergency Room

You should not come to our clinic if your condition is in any way life-threatening. Those situations are best handled by the ER, as they have the proper staff and equipment to get you the help you need.

The most common medical emergencies are:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Deep wounds with uncontrollable bleeding
  • Issues during pregnancy
  • Severe burns
  • Life-threatening injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Severe abdominal pain or chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Heart attack or stroke symptoms
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts
Telehealth at Our Independence Location

Below is more information about our telehealth services in Independence.

What Is Telehealth?

Telehealth is a way for providers to connect to their patients remotely. Smartphones, tablets, and computers now allow us to speak directly via video chat to prescribe treatment protocols and medications.

What Conditions Does Telehealth Treat?

Telehealth is mainly used for three things — treating mild to moderate common ailments that do not require an in-person visit (flu, colds, viruses, infections, rashes, allergies, etc.), speaking with your provider about test results, and monitoring conditions.

Benefits of Telehealth at Fast Pace Health

Fast Pace Health’s telehealth services are easily accessible and very flexible. Our abundance of available time slots will fit any schedule — just register online with us to get started.

Prevention and Wellness Care at Our Independence Location

Below is more information about our prevention and wellness care services in Independence.

What Is Prevention and Wellness Care?

Investing in your health shouldn’t be reserved only for times of illness; it should also be done when you’re feeling good.

Check-ups, immunizations like the flu shot, and health screenings are all great ways to stay well and prevent problems from coming up in the future.

Benefits of Prevention and Wellness Care at Fast Pace Health

To us, wellness is not just about things like check-ups and vaccinations. It also involves nutritional strategies, fitness regimens, stress management techniques, and anything else that will help achieve long-term success.

Lab Services at Our Independence Location

Below is more information about our lab services in Independence.

What Lab Services Are Offered at Our Independence Location?

Common blood testing we provide includes:

  • Complete blood count (BCB)
  • Basic and comprehensive metabolic panels
  • A1C
  • STI tests
  • Thyroid panel
  • Lipid panel

How Much Do Lab Services Cost?

Standard insurance plans cover the majority of blood tests. If you require lab services without insurance, it can range from under one hundred dollars up to several hundred dollars — it depends on your individual needs.

Your provider can help modify your blood work plan to best suit your financial situation.

Behavioral Health at Our Independence Location

Below is more information about our behavioral health services in Independence.

What Is Behavioral Health?

Behavioral health is closely linked to mental and emotional well-being. It looks at the strong impact that behaviors, like habits, actions, and routines, have on an individual’s health.

What Conditions Are Treated by Our Behavioral Health Team?

Our behavioral health team is here to support you in every way possible, whether through counseling, medication, or another route.

A psychiatric nurse practitioner or a licensed professional counselor is ready to help you with anxiety, depression, ADHD, relationship problems, addiction or substance abuse, learning disabilities, and more.

What Physicals Can I Have Done at the Independence Clinic?

You can visit our clinic if you are in need of a quick and easy physical. We mainly offer two types of physicals:

  1. DOT (Department of Transportation) employment physicals.
  2. Any type of sports physicals for kids, teens, and adults.

We will send you home with any associated paperwork you need.

Reserve Your Spot in Line at Our Independence Location

You can always walk into our clinic to get help. However, if you’d like to bypass our first come, first served “virtual queue,” you can do so by making an appointment ahead of time.

Select a timeslot you’d like to be seen online under the “book visit” tab on the Independence clinic’s webpage. You can also book a visit by calling our front desk.

Does the Independence Location Take My Insurance?

If you have coverage with any of the major insurance companies or any of the government-funded plans, Fast Pace Health is likely in-network. Your co-pay, coinsurance, and deductible are due at the time of your visit.

Don’t hesitate to visit us without insurance. We see and treat many patients who are paying out of pocket. We make it easier to receive care with our Simple Self-Pay Program, which allows patients to pay an upfront office visit fee that includes all in-house testing and procedures for urgent and primary care matters.

How Can I Verify My Insurance?

There are three simple ways you can check your insurance status:

  1. Patient services representatives are available to chat online. You can message one with any questions you may have by clicking on the “chat” icon inside of the “contact us” section.
  2. You can confirm coverage with Fast Pace Health by contacting your insurance provider. To speak with a representative, dial the phone number listed on the back of your insurance card.
  3. Our front desk can verify coverage and answer any questions you may have. Give us a call ahead of your visit, or you can always speak with a team member directly upon your arrival.
Can I Pay Online for My Visit to the Independence Clinic?

We have an online portal that allows you to pay any outstanding fees with us. You can access it by navigating to the “bill pay” tab on our website. It’s inside the main dropdown navigation menu.

When Is Our Independence Location Open?

We open every day at 8:00 a.m. On weekdays we close at 8:00 p.m., and on weekends we close at 5:00 p.m.

About Fast Pace Health

With over 170 locations and approximately 2000 providers, Fast Pace Health brings quality health support to underserved rural communities across Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Indiana.

We began our journey in 2009 with only one location in rural Tennessee, and we’re continuing to grow. Our main mission is to expand access to healthcare.

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  • Avatar LaBella ★★★★★ a year ago
    Fast. Friendly. And free if you have Access2Day health benefit.
  • Avatar L A ★★★★★ a year ago
    The provider was very friendly and understanding. She is easy to talk to and listen to your concerns about your health.
  • Avatar Rochelle Pumillia ★★★★★ a year ago
    It was very fast. They help me get my little boy to feeling better. They gave him paw patrol stickers and he loved them so much.

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  1. Urgent Care

    urgent care logoGet treatment for a wide range of illnesses, injuries, and common conditions that need immediate attention. Providing urgent care for everyday illnesses & injuries. Plus, physicals, vaccines, lab tests & x-ray services. Open seven days a week.

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  2. Telehealth

    telehealth logoSame excellent urgent care and prescription medications and refills. Wherever you are. Telehealth services are similar to the services patients receive in our clinics, except they are provided in your home via an application downloaded to your smartphone or tablet.

  3. Behavioral Health

    “Behavioral HealthThe Behavioral Health team, at Fast Pace Health, focuses on treating patients with behavioral health issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, and other psychiatric disorders using appropriate medications and/or psychotherapy.

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