Now Open in Oakwood, GA!
Peachtree Immediate Care, the leading operator of urgent care centers in the Greater Atlanta area, opened its seventeenth center in Oakwood, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta along I-985, on November 7th....Read More...
Now Open in Snellville, GA
Peachtree Immediate Care, Georgia’s leading urgent care network and an urgent care partner of the Emory Healthcare Network, opened its eighteenth center on Monday, May 1, in Snellville GA, a suburb...Read More...
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When Should I Go to the ER?
If you believe your life is at risk then call 911 or go to the Emergency Room; however, urgent care can typically handle all non-life threatening medical issues. The benefits of urgent care over the emergency room typically include lower overall cost, lower co-pays, closer to home, and much shorter wait times.
Below are some conditions and guidance when one should visit the ER or Urgent Care:
|Allergic reactions (minor)||✔|
|Allergic reactions (severe)||✔|
|Animal, insect, or spider bite (minor)||✔|
|Animal bite (severe)||✔|
|Asthma attack (minor)||✔|
|Asthma attack (severe)||✔|
|Back pain or strains||✔|
|Bleeding that won’t stop||✔|
|Broken bone (bone sticking out of skin)||✔|
|Broken bone (bone not sticking out of skin)||✔|
|Chest pain or severe chest pressure||✔|
|Common colds and coughing||✔|
|Coughing or vomiting blood||✔|
|Cuts / lacerations (minor) and stitches removal||✔|
|Dehydration, not drinking and eating||✔|
|Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath||✔|
|Dizziness, weakness or loss of coordination or balance||✔|
|Ear wax removal||✔|
|Eye problems (pink eye, eye irritation, styes)||✔|
|Fever not related to the common cold or flu (infants younger than 8 months old)||✔|
|Fever not related to the common cold or flu (infants older than 8 months old)||✔|
|Foreign object removal||✔|
|Headaches and migraines||✔|
|Headache — sudden and severe; chronic migraines||✔|
|Head injury (without passing out)||✔|
|Incision and drainage; abscess||✔|
|Injuries (falls, sprains, minor concussions, fingernail/toenail, work-related)||✔|
|Medication refills (non-narcotic)||✔|
|Pregnancy-related issues (pain, bleeding)||✔|
|Rash with fever||✔|
|Skin problems (eczema/dry skin, poison ivy/poison oak, infections)||✔|
|Sore throat / Strep||✔|
|Sprain or strain||✔|
|Stomach pain (minor)||✔|
|Stomach pain (major)||✔|
|Urinary tract infection||✔|