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Should I visit Urgent Care or Emergency Room?
When you have any medical condition that is non-life threatening or have general medical needs, then an Urgent Care center can take care of these. WellCare Urgent Care takes care of a variety of medical concerns such as the flu, vaccinations, physicals, allergy symptoms, and more.
WellCare Urgent care is convenient because it is quick and cost-effective.
Average visit time: 1 hour
Average cost: $150
Emergency care is necessary when you are suffering from a life-threatening condition. This could be a heart attack, stroke, head injury, or other trauma that requires more advanced treatment. If you or someone you love has a life-threatening illness or injury, then you need to call 911 and get to the closest Emergency Room.
Emergency Rooms, while the best option for serious trauma, do take time and are costly.
Average Time Spent: 4.5 hours
Average Cost Per Visit: $1700