Category 24 urgent care

3 Benefits of Urgent Care

urgent careAnyone who has ever been in the emergency room will tell you that if they had another care option, they would jump at it. Urgent care provides much of the same care, for less money and less time. There are so many benefits to visiting these centers. Read on for just a few of these benefits.

Less Wait
Over 69% of centers get their patients in for care in under 20 minutes. This translates to faster treatment, allowing you or your loved one to get back home to rest or heal. ER wait times range from a half hour to several hours in comparison, and often, if you have a ‘lesser’ injury, you will wait quite a while for any care. Rather than waiting in a waiting room for hours on end, go to these clinics and they will treat you efficiently and expertly.

Less Money
If you’ve ever been to the ER, you...

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Anonymous STD Testing by Urgent Care Facilities

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Urgent care facilities provide a wide array of basic medical services, including anonymous STD testing. If you have a problem that you need rapid treatment for, but want to avoid the costs and wait times of emergency rooms, urgent care centers can likely provide you with the care you need. Urgent care centers handle many small emergencies that require treatment, but not the full suite of medical care that emergency rooms have. About 20% of emergency room visits can be handled by an urgent care center, potentially saving patients more than $4 billion every year. A normal emergency room visit costs around $1,500, but treatment for the same conditions in an urgent care facility costs less than $150. Each year, Americans suffer from around one billion colds; imagine how much money could be saved if all o

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