Visiting an urgent care clinic instead of taking a trip to the ER can certainly save you money. A recent study showed that 14 to 27% of visits to emergency centers could have been handled by urgent care -- and would have saved $4.4 billion a year in health costs as a result.
Although emergency room crowding is a real problem in the U.S., there are certain symptoms and conditions that absolutely warrant a trip to the ER. Being able to recognize these symptoms for their severity should help you decide when to seek emergency care and treatment. We encourage you to visit one of our emergency centers if you experience one of these four symptoms:
Because our facility offers walk-in urgent care as well as emergency treatment, our staff can assess the best course of action for your illness or injury. We urge you not to wait if you experience any of these emergency-level symptoms. If you have a health question or concern, it's better to be safe than sorry. Contact us today or walk right into our clinic to find out more about your care and treatment options.
Legacy ER & Urgent Care
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