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It is important to understand the difference between Urgent Care and the Emergency Room. Effectively using the correct medical treatment center can save you significant amounts of time, money and more importantly help save your life. Urgent care is for conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate, serious threat to your health or life. In general, if your medical issue is life threatening call 911 or go directly to a hospital emergency room.If not, an Urgent Care Center such as AFC Urgent Care is an excellent alternative.
Some examples of conditions that can be treated at AFC Urgent Care Center include the following:
Some examples of conditions that require a Hospital Emergency Room include the following:
Always use your best judgment in making a medical decision. If you have any doubts call your family provider, 911 or AFC Urgent Care Center.
If you’re experiencing a life-threatening emergency like a heart attack, head injury, or gunshot wound, the emergency room is the best choice. If you’re experiencing an urgent, non-life-threatening medical problem like the ones listed above, your local AFC can help.
That depends on the services you need and how busy our office is that day. We’ve streamlined our services with wait times that are often under 15 minutes. Many people can get in and out in 30 minutes for primary medical care.
Another great advantage of choosing AFC is that we offer flexible hours that often go later than the typical primary care physician’s. Many of our clinics are open until 8:00 p.m.