Family Physicians of Greeley vs. Emergency Room
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Same-day appointments Monday – Saturday
Provider on-call 24/7/365
Which do I go to?
***If you feel that you are having life-threatening symptoms, you should always call 911 and go to the Emergency Room.***
If you are wondering if your situation is an emergency, call us first!
Advantages of being seen in our office include:
- Scheduled same-day appointments
- Shorter wait times
- Personalized care by being able to see your own provider or a provider who has access to your electronic chart, no matter which of our four offices you visit.
The lists below give some general ideas of what types of problems might be best seen in our office vs. the Emergency Room.
Family Physicians of Greeley
∙ Sprains, strains, possible broken bones
∙ Simple lacerations needing stitches
∙ Cold, flu and COVID symptoms
∙ sore throat or earache (with or without fever)
∙ Headaches, backaches
∙ Allergic reactions
∙ Vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach
∙ Minor injuries
∙ Urinary tract infection
∙ Eye irritation with discharge or itchiness
Emergency Room (Call 911)
∙ Serious body injury
∙ Extreme blood loss
∙ Chest pain
∙ Difficulty breathing (sudden or severe)
∙ Severe asthma attack
∙ Stroke symptoms (such as one-sided weakness or difficulty with speaking)
∙ Severe chest pain
∙ Major burns
∙ Loss of consciousness