In this video, you will learn about urgent care clinic. The video explains the difference in scenarios where you should either call 911, visit an urgent care clinic, or wait for a doctor’s appointment. The doctor gives tips on how to decide where to be treated. Many people don’t know the difference and why certain environments are better for certain scenarios.
In most cases, a doctor’s office is the best line for help. If the doctor’s office is closed, it is tricky to know where to go to get health. An urgent care clinic is the best place to get help when you can’t go to your doctor’s office. Some examples of when to go to the urgent care is sprains and breaks, UTI’s, and persistent vomiting. Emergency rooms are equipt with staff and tools to be able to handle severe injury and pain. Chest pain and difficulty breathing should be taken to the emergency room. An emergency room visit may take awhile to be seen if there are other people there who have more serious injuries. Sometimes, calling 911 should happen. If it is a life threatening emergency where you should not drive, you should call 911. Mental health symptoms are one of these instances.