Urgent care centers are a great alternative to the emergency room (ER) for those suffering from non-life threatening injuries or illnesses. Minor injuries and illnesses such as sprains, lacerations, flu-like symptoms are just a few of the things we treat. Urgent care centers are half the cost and wait time of a normal ER visit.
Urgent care centers are same-day clinics that handle a variety of conditions that need to be treated right away but is not considered an emergency. Here is a brief list of symptoms that can be treated at an urgent care center:
- Colds/Flu symptoms
- Minor sprains
- Minor lacerations
- Stomach Flu symptoms
- Swimmer’s Ear
If you are suffering from severe chest pain, loss of balance or vision or shortness of breath – then you should seek immediate medical attention at the ER.
If you are suffering from a non-life threatening injury or illness and do not want the hefty cost or long wait of an emergency room, then stop by our convenient urgent care center in Norwalk, CT today! AFC Urgent Care is a walk-in clinic open 7 days a week, offering extended hours on both weekdays and weekends.