Urgent Care or Emergency?

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    When should you go to an urgent care centre or when should you go to an emergency department?

    URGENT CARE CENTRE

    • Earache
    • Common cold, flu, cough or fever
    • Cuts & scrapes or stitches
    • Sprains, strains & broken bones
    • Allergies or rashes
    • Back pain
    • Nausea, vomiting & diarrhea

    EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
    • Facial drooping or sudden weakness
    • Severe allergic reaction
    • Seizures
    • Head or eye injuries
    • Choking

    When in doubt call 9-1-1

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