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Urgent Care or Emergency Care? What's right for you?

Urgent Care can often be more convenient and less expensive than a trip to the emergency room. This comparison will help you make the best decision.

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Urgent Care Conditions

  • Fevers
  • Flu & Cold
  • Sore Throat
  • Simple Fractures & Sprains
  • Work Injuries
  • Sports Physicals

Urgent Care Timing

Urgent Care

Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Typically shorter wait times than ER: in and out in about 1 hour

Urgent Care Cost

Lower co-pay than emergency care


Emergency Care Conditions

  • Any severe or life threatening conditions
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing blood
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Shortness of breath

Emergency Care Timing

Emergency Care

Open 24/7

Wait times vary

Emergency Care Cost

Higher co-pay than Urgent Care, except for Medicaid patients

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