Urgent care provides fast access to medical help when you’re sick or injured but don’t need a hospital. If you have an urgent health problem, visit Frances Ilozue, MD, MPH, and the team at Rapha Family Medicine, PC. At the practice’s offices in Amherst and Buffalo, New York, Dr. Ilozue and the team provide sick visits so you can get any help you need promptly. To benefit from expert, timely urgent care, call Rapha Family Medicine, PC, or book an appointment online today.
Urgent care services provide medical attention to patients when their health problems are too pressing to wait for a routine appointment.
Rapha Family Medicine, PC provides urgent care as well as routine primary care to its patients. This offers the advantages of visiting with a team you know in familiar surroundings and avoiding an inconvenient trip to the hospital emergency room.
Urgent care problems could be anything requiring treatment the same or the next day because it’s so painful or making you feel especially sick. Common urgent care conditions include:
The Rapha Family Medicine, PC team is always happy to advise you whether you need urgent care or a trip to the hospital.
Emergency hospital care is for life-threatening musculoskeletal damage and illnesses like heart attack, stroke, or severe auto accident injuries. Sometimes it’s difficult to know if you need urgent care or emergency care, but as a general rule, you should go to the hospital or call 911 for the following:
The hospital ER is also the best place for babies under three months old with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or above.
If you’re unsure what kind of care you need or you feel very sick, you can use Rapha Family Medicine, PC’s virtual urgent care service. You just need a mobile device or PC to connect securely with an urgent care provider for a video chat.
To find out more about the urgent care services Rapha Family Medicine, PC offers, call the office or book an appointment online today.