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How Urgent Care Beats the Emergency Room

How Urgent Care Beats the Emergency Room

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
It’s the weekend, you’re at home and you trip going up the stairs. Your foot is painful and when you try to walk, you’re unable to put weight on it.

Urgent Care

Urgent Care

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
What is the difference between going to an urgent care clinic or a hospital’s emergency room (ER)? This is actually a very straightforward distinction.

Urgent Care, the ER, or Primary Care?

Urgent Care, the ER, or Primary Care?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Almost every person will get sick or injured at some point in their lives. In fact, nearly 20 percent of all Americans visit an ER each year.

Reasons to Take Your Child to Urgent Care

Reasons to Take Your Child to Urgent Care

by Rismary Cabrera
Every parent can relate to a fussy child that just doesn’t feel well that day. New parents especially, may be uncertain if they should go to their regular pediatrician, an ER or visit an Urgent Care instead. The decision about where to go is not a light one, and parents often worry about making the right choice. While there are some situations such as a serious head injury, or an obviously broken bone that need to be treated at the nearest emergency room, many others are just not that straightforward.

Doctor Spotlight: Urgent Care Physician Dr. Dominic Ruocco

Doctor Spotlight: Urgent Care Physician Dr. Dominic Ruocco

by ih-pcn ih-pcn
Urgent care specialist Dr. Dominic Ruocco is board certified in emergency medicine, allowing him to treat a wide variety of acute illnesses and injuries. From infants to the elderly, he treats patients of all ages with the same kindness and compassion as he did when beginning his career.