WHAT IS URGENT CARE?
Urgent care is immediate care for illnesses or injuries that does not appear to be life threatening but cannot wait for a primary care visit. At St. Francis Urgent Care, we provide this convenient and immediate care alternative to waiting for hours in a hospital Emergency Room to care for an illnesses or injury is not life threatening or for patients whose regular physician cannot offer a timely appointment.
WHEN THE ER IS NEEDED
You are experiencing life-threatening illness or injury
Major head trauma • Chest pain • Loss of consciousness • Children less than 5 years • Pregnancy bleeding or complications • Life-threatening allergic reactions • Severe burns • Severe choking (cannot breathe or talk) / Severe abdominal pain • Signs or symptoms of stroke or heart attack • Amputation of a body part • Near drowning • Electrical shock • Open or angulated fractures • Deep knife wounds or gunshot wounds • Heavy, uncontrollable bleeding
WHEN TO VISIT ST. FRANCIS URGENT CARE
You need immediate care for non-life threatening illnessor injury
Accidents and falls • Sprains and strains • Fever or flu • Vomiting, diarrhea or dehydration • Moderate back problems / Severe sore throat or cough • Skin rashes and infections • Eye irritation and redness • Breathing difficulties (i.e. mild to moderate asthma) • Bleeding + cuts • Urinary tract infections • Minor broken bones and fractures (i.e. fingers, toes) • Diagnostic services, including X-rays and laboratory tests