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Bridgeport ER Alternative at AFC Urgent Care
Emergency Room Alternative in Bridgeport, CT
Emergency rooms in the U.S. are overcrowded and most of the time, there is a wait. If your injuries or illnesses are “non-life threatening," you may not be seen for hours as more urgent cases are taken first. Emergency room visits can also be quite expensive. Most of the time, non-life threatening injuries and illnesses can be treated at walk-in urgent care clinics such as AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a typical visit to a hospital emergency department is on average over four hours, with with these patients being considered as non-urgent or semi-urgent. Approximately 40% of these reasons can be treated at a local urgent care center within an hour with better treatment and outcomes. AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport can handle most cases on site with our lab testing and x-ray imaging. We have little to no wait time and always accept walk-ins. Our doctors on staff can diagnose and treat all patients 1 year or older. We also accept most insurances and often times cost your standard office copay, as opposed to that expensive ER copay. Our hours are convenient and include night and weekends. Our hours are as followed: 161 Boston Ave : Mon-Fri 8am-8pm | Weekends 8am-8pm
4200 Main St: Mon-Fri 8am-8pm | Weekends 8am-8pm
For more information on our services, please call us at 203-333-4400 for our 161 Boston Ave location, or call us at 203-916-5151 for our 4200 Main St location.
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.