Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

If you believe your life is at risk then call 911 or go to the Emergency Room; however, urgent care can typically handle all non-life threatening medical issues. The benefits of urgent care over the emergency room typically include lower overall cost, lower co-pays, closer to home, and much shorter wait times.

Below are some conditions and guidance when one should visit the ER or Urgent Care:

Urgent Care

Emergency Room