Your Health Shouldn’t Wait

Find immediate care when and where you need it.

Urgent Care

When you need care right away but can’t see your regular doctor, urgent care can be a good option. Urgent cares usually have shorter wait times and lower out of pocket costs than emergency rooms. Many urgent care centers are open evenings and weekends and you don’t need an appointment.

Emergency Care

If there is a life threatening emergency…always call 911. Emergency services are those health care services provided to evaluate and treat medical conditions where immediate medical care is required.

An emergency medical condition can consist of one or more of the following symptoms:

Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath

Chest pain/pressure

Fainting, trouble talking, dizziness

Changes in vision

Confusion

Uncontrolled bleeding

Severe persistent vomiting or diarrhea

Coughing up or vomiting blood

Suicidal feelings

Unusual abdominal pain

Suspected broken bones

Eye pressure

Asthma attack

Possible ingestions of poison, or medicine overdose

Call 911 if your condition is Life threatening.

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When should I call the Doctor for advice?

You can always call your doctor’s office for advice. Especially for conditions such as: fevers over 102.0, headaches, heartburn, indigestion, constipation, hemorrhoids or back pain. If you call your doctor’s office after working hours, you may ask to speak with the doctor on call.

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What should I do if my Doctor’s office can’t help me?

Contact your health plan’s 24-hour nurse advice line.

Click here for a list of nurse advice lines by health plan.

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