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What’s the Difference between Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care Facilities?

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Did you know that there’s an alternative to emergency rooms? Urgent care facilities are a kind of walk-in clinic that focuses on delivering ambulatory urgent medical care in a dedicated facility. Although these emergency room alternatives treat injuries or illnesses requiring immediate attention, they’re not substitutions for emergency medical care. An urgent care facility is there for the times when you need to see a doctor, but your life doesn’t hang in the balance.

This alternative to emergency room care was designed to help relieve some of the pressure placed on emergency rooms by cases that don’t necessarily warrant their attention. Because of the sheer volume of patients, doctors don’t get to spend e

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