Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care


   

It's an emergency if you're experiencing:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Accidental poisoning
  • Broken bones
  • Burns – moderate to severe
  • Chemical exposure
  • Chest pain
  • Complex lacerations
  • Concussions
  • Eye and nasal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Moderate to serve respiratory distress
  • Seizures
  • Sudden difficulty speaking
  • Sudden loss of hearing
  • Sudden weakness
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Wound care
   

Go to urgent care if you have:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Burns and rashes
  • Cold, coughs and flu
  • Dehydration
  • Earache
  • Eye injuries – pink eye
  • Fever
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Lacerations
  • Nose bleeds
  • School, camp, and sports physicals
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throat
  • Stomachache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Strains, and sprains
  • Unexpected dizziness
  • Urinary tract infections