Urgent Care, Virtual Visits, or Emergency Room

When an emergency strikes, make sure you know where to go for care. This checklist is a quick guide for common emergencies. If the situation is life threatening, call 911 or go to the emergency room.

header left-column-3 Allergic reaction that causes difficulty swallowing (or call 911) Animal or insect bites Asthma attack (severe) (or call 911) Broken bone If skin is punctured, go to the ER or call 911. Burns If severe, go to the ER. Chest pain (severe) (or call 911) Concussion If loss of consciousness, go to the ER. Coughs Cuts If uncontrolled bleeding, go to the ER. Diarrhea Dizziness Eye injuries
header 2 right-column-3 Fever If very young infant or adult has fever of 105-plus degrees, go to the ER. Headache If severe, go to the ER. Nausea or upset stomach Numbness in arm or leg, difficultyspeaking, face drooping Rashes Seizure (without an epilepsy diagnosis) Sinus pain Shortness of breath If severe, go to the ER or call 911. Sore Throat If child, go to urgent care. Sprained ankle Urinary tract/bladder infections Vomiting If vomiting blood, go to the ER.