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AFC Urgent Care & Walk-in Clinic Provides Physicians and Doctors in Wichita Who Provide Immediate Care for All Non-Life Threatening Medical Conditions. Call (316) 440-2712 or Walk-In No Appointment Necessary. Serving Wichita, KS. Haysville, KS. Derby, KS. Andover, KS. Newton, KS. El Dorado, KS. Winfield, KS. Hutchinson, KS. Arkansas City, KS.

Urgent Care vs Emergency Care

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 Cares is an excellent alternative.

Some examples of conditions that can be treated at AFC Urgent Care Center include the following:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Accidents and falls
  • Asthma – mild to moderate
  • Back problems
  • Bleeding from cuts, falls or kitchen accidents
  • Ear Pain
  • Eye Irritation
  • Fever
  • Migraine headache
  • Small bone fractures
  • Skin rashes
  • Sprains
  • STD Tests or Treatment
  • Sprains and broken bones
  • Sore Throat
  • Urinary burning
  • Vomiting, Diarrhea and Dehydration

Some examples of conditions that require a Hospital Emergency Room include the following:

  • Amputations
  • Breathing Obstruction
  • Convulsions or seizures
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Drug overdose
  • Knife or gunshot wound
  • Loss of limb or severe broken bone
  • Poisoning
  • Pregnancy – severe abdominal pain
  • Seizures/Convulsions
  • Serious head, neck or back injury
  • Suspected Heart Attack or Stroke
  • Unconsciousness

Always use your best judgment in making a medical decision. If you have any doubts call your family doctor, 911 or AFC Urgent Care Center. We are open every day of the week Mon – Sat: 8am – 6pm and Sun: 9am – 3pm.

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  • Why choose AFC for Urgent Care?

    With state-of-the-art centers and a professional medical team, AFC provides on-site X-rays, labs, procedures, and more!

  • What's the difference between AFC Urgent Care and emergency room services?

    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.

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