Urgent care vs. emergency room: Dignity Health on which to pick and when

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Online ER and Urgent Care Waiting Service™ at Dignity Health
By using the convenient InQuicker online tool, you can select your projected treatment time and wait at home until your time to be seen. Find a Dignity Health facility near you.  Choose where and when to go. Relax at home until your selected time.
Visit     www.DignityHealth.org/InQuicker/AZ

Emergency Care vs. Urgent Care
Not sure when to go to the ER or Urgent Care?  An emergency room is for life-threatening situations and complex medical conditions.  Do not wait to go to the ER if you are experiencing chest pain, stroke symptoms or abdominal pain. For life threatening emergencies do not hesitate to dial 9-1-1 immediately.
An Urgent Care Center should meet your needs when you have an illness, minor injury, infection or immunization - the four I's.  
Urgent Care Treatments
Our urgent care center teams include board-certified doctors and registered nurses to care for your urgent medical conditions such as:
·    Athletic injuries
·    Bladder and other infections
·    Colds and flu
·    Cuts, burns, sprains and other minor injuries
·    Ear infections
·    Insect bites
·    Rashes and skin infections
·    Respiratory illnesses
·    Seasonal allergies
·    Sinus infections
·    Strep throat and other sore throat issues
·    Upset stomach and diarrhea
·    Other acute conditions
Benefits of Dignity Health Urgent Care
·    Onsite radiology and laboratory services
·    Basic sport and camp physicals for $25
·    Open 365 days a year from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., including holidays!

Dignity Health in Arizona
Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Barrow Neurological Institute and Urgent Care Centers in Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Maricopa and Queen Creek make up Dignity Health in Arizona.  St. Joseph's Westgate in Glendale will soon open in April 2014.  
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