It's not always clear when you should visit the ER, call 911, use urgent care or schedule an appointment with your doctor. We can help you decide.
Should You Go to an Urgent Care or the ER?
When someone in the family gets hurt, of course you want them to get medical help immediately. But unless it’s a life-threatening emergency, an urgent care center – not the ER – may be the best place to seek treatment.
How Does the ER Differ from Urgent Care?
Both the emergency room and urgent care facilities are designed to provide immediate medical attention, but there are some key differences between these facilities that you will want to be aware of so that you can make the right decisions for your family's healthcare.
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You can face a tough decision when an accident or sickness occurs outside your doctor's normal business hours.
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Urgent Care vs ER
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