To learn more about the difference between routine, urgent, and emergency care, click below.
An expected care need, such as:
- Scheduled doctor visits
- Recommended preventive screenings
- Physical exams
- Well-child checkups
An illness or injury that requires prompt medical attention, but is not an emergency medical condition, such as:
- Minor injuries like sprains or broken fingers/toes
- Minor wounds needing stitches
- Fever or severe sore throat
- Ear aches
- Minor breathing issues
- Minor stomach pain
An emergency medical or psychiatric condition that requires immediate medical attention to prevent serious jeopardy to your health, such as:
- Chest pain or pressure that may move out to the arm, neck, back, shoulder, jaw, or wrist
- Severe stomach pain that comes on suddenly
- A sudden decrease in or loss of consciousness
- Severe shortness of breath
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Not sure where to go for care? Call us 24/7 at 404-365-0966 (TTY 711). You can get advice from a registered nurse who has access to your medical record, plus get help finding a location or making an appointment.