“If someone is hit hard in the head, at what point should they go to the ER instead of just going to their primary care doctor?”

If an individual experiences loss of consciousness, confusion or disorientation during the injury, nausea or vomiting, seizure, or begins to slur their words, they need to go to an emergency room immediately.

For more information, click the “Urgent care or ER?” tab under “Urgent Care”.

This information is meant for educational purposes. If you are experiencing an emergency please dial 911. Consult a trained medical provider when making health decisions.