Is It An Emergency?

Emergency Department or Immediate Care?

We understand it can be tough to determine when a visit to the Emergency Department will be needed. The following chart helps to explain your options in more detail.

Emergency Department

Top Reasons for Visit:

  • Chest Pain or Tightness
  • Complicated Bone Breaks and Fractures
  • Fainting, Sudden Dizziness, Loss of Consciousness, Very Bad Headache
  • Rape and Sexual Assault, Alcohol or Drug Overdose
  • Seizures
  • Severe Abdominal (or Lower Abdominal) Pain
  • Shortness of Breath (Asthma Attack, COPD, CHF)
  • Sudden Numbness or Paralysis
  • Sudden Change or Loss of Vision
  • Sudden Change or Confusion in Mental Status
  • Severe Burns
  • Suicidal or Homicidal Feelings
  • Uncontrolled Bleeding, Severe or Persisting Vomiting or Diarrhea

Emergency Trained Providers? Yes

Insurance Accepted? Yes

Appointment Required? No

Immediate Care & Walk In Centers

Stamford Health Immediate Care Center:

Top Reasons for Visit:
  • Abscesses
  • Allergies
  • Breaks and Fractures (Uncomplicated/Simple or Suspected Breaks or Fractures, Bone Not Showing through Skin)
  • Bumps and Bruises
  • Cold and Flu
  • Cuts and Lacerations
  • Earaches
  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Pink Eye
  • Ran out of Inhaler and have Mild Wheezing
  • Rashes
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Strep Throat
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Appointments Required? No

Emergency Trained Providers? Yes

Insurance Accepted? Stamford Health Immediate Care Center Accepts Most Major Insurance Carriers*

*Some individual insurance plans do not cover immediate care visits. We urge all of our patients to contact their insurance companies individually to inquire about coverage. If you do not have insurance coverage, we have self-pay payment options available.

Location:
The Tully Health Center
32 Strawberry Hill Court
Stamford, CT 06902

Stamford Health Medical Group Walk In Center

If you're in need of primary care services, but it's after hours or your physician isn't available, visit our walk in center.

Location:
292 Long Ridge Road
Suite 104
Stamford, CT 06902

See specific services offered.

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