When to Visit an Urgent Care Center Vs. ER
It can be difficult to decide whether you can get the care you need at a nearby urgent care center or if you require emergency treatment. We can help you with that decision.
At UHealth Jackson Urgent Care, our teams are experienced in both emergency medicine and providing care for everyday illnesses. We’re experts at diagnosing and treating a variety of symptoms, viruses, conditions and minor injuries.
Our goal is to find the right treatment for you so you can start to feel better and heal as quickly as possible.
Urgent Care Vs. ER
The chart below can help you decide whether to seek care at your nearest urgent care center or head to a local ER.
Common cold or flu symptoms, cough and congestion
Signs of a heart attack or stroke, blurred vision, severe stomach pain, loss of consciousness
Fever below 102 degrees
Fever above 102 degrees
Minor bone fractures
Broken bones that have pierced the skin or involve the neck, back, or hip
Minor allergic reaction or rash
Severe allergic reaction
Sports injuries, sprains or muscle strains, insect and animal bites
Severe head pain or head injury
Minor cuts and wounds
Walk in to one of five easy-to-find locations—all with plenty of parking—and our teams will strive to have you in-and-out within an hour. No appointment necessary.
A Doctor is Always Available
We are staffed with board-certified physicians who offer world-class, same-day care at all of our urgent care locations.
Experienced Providers You Can Trust
We’re Miami-Dade’s only urgent care network backed by an academic medical center, with doctors and experienced providers who care about your wellbeing.
We accept most major insurance plans and offer competitive self-pay pricing options. Click here to learn more about the cost of our services and payment options.