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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