You may find yourself in a situation where you need some medical care, but it’s not life-threatening and you don’t need an emergency room. Your doctor won’t be able to see you for a week or it’s after hours and your doctor’s office is closed. What do you do? You have options. One is to visit an urgent care center. Urgent care clinics are popping up throughout the country and you’re likely to find one in your own neighborhood. So too are retail clinics. So what’s the difference? Is one better than the other?
No matter where you live, you should always be aware of community options when it comes to medical and general health care services. Most of us are aware of the location of the nearest hospital and emergency room, but what about urgent care Brooklyn or retail clinics in your neighborhood? Continue Reading