Walk-In Clinic vs. Emergency Room

When to Use the Walk-In Clinic

Walk-In Clinic care is for urgent medical conditions where prompt attention is needed, but there is not an immediate, serious threat to health or life. You should seek Walk-In Clinic care for:
  • Colds
  • Flu symptoms
  • Sore throat
  • Cough or upper respiratory symptoms
  • Ear or sinus pain
  • Minor burns and bruises
  • Scrapes and lacerations
  • Sprains
  • Possible fractures
  • Asthma
  • Pediatric illnesses
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash or hives
  • Stings and bites
  • Allergies
  • Fevers
  • Headaches
  • Foreign object in eye or nose
  • Urinary symptoms
  • Work related injuries

When to Use Emergency Care:

Emergency care is for sudden or unexpected medical conditions that could cause significant harm or death without prompt attention. You should call 9-1-1 and seek emergency care for:
  • Chest pain (suspected heart attack or stroke)
  • Amputation of limbs or deep wounds with severe bleeding
  • Sudden confusion, weakness, dizziness, numbness, severe headache or difficulty speaking or breathing
  • Severe head injuries with loss of consciousness or new seizures
  • Major burns involving the face or large areas of the body
  • Vomiting blood
  • Smoke or chemical inhalation
  • Poisoning, overdoses and suicidal behavior
  • Physical or sexual assault
  • Pregnancy complications over 20 weeks including labor, bleeding, fluid leakage, decreased fetal movement

Walk-In Clinic Hours:

All Walk-In Clinic locations open Monday-Friday
8am-8pm.

Weekend Walk-In Clinic hours vary by location.
View location hours.

For insurance, your visit is billed  as an office visit, not ER care.