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When to Visit Urgent Care vs Primary Care vs Emergency Care

When to Visit Urgent Care vs Primary Care vs Emergency Care

When you’re injured or sick, it’s hard enough to function, much less try and decide where to go see the physician. From primary family physician to Urgent Care to the Emergency Room, there are plenty of options – but where should you go?

The main difference between your options is the level of care they provide. Each has its benefits, so making sure you chose the right care setting is important.

Primary Care

Your provider’s office is the best place for routine care as well as minor illnesses and injuries.

Appointments are required.

  • Regular Physicals and Screenings
  • Vaccinations
  • Management of Chronic Conditions
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Migraines
  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Bladder Infections
  • Health Concerns Requiring Advice

Urgent Care

Urgent Care is the best option for minor illnesses and injuries when your provider’s office is not available.

No appointment required.

  • Fever, Cold & Flu
  • Cuts Requiring Stitches
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
  • Rashes & Hives
  • Ear Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Sinus Infections

Emergency Care

The Emergency Department is the best option for major illnesses and injuries.

No appointment required.

  • Chest Pain or Heart Attack
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Head or Neck Injuries
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Uncontrolled Bleeding
  • Fainting, Dizziness, Weakness
  • Abdominal Pain

Care is Henry County Hospital

Primary, Urgent, and Emergency Care are all conveniently located at 1600 East Riverview Ave, Napoleon, OH. Henry County is proud to offer the highest quality healthcare at a safe and family-oriented facility.