Not all injuries require a trip to the emergency room, so for less severe cuts, bumps and bruises, skip the wait and walk into a DOCCS Urgent Care. We’ll get you back on the path to healing and feeling better.
An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, blows, burns, weapons and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car or walking across the street.
Please consult our list below for guidance, or contact us if you are trying to decide whether to visit DOCCS Urgent Care for your injuries.
When to use DOCCS Urgent Care for injuries:
- Burns from heat or chemical exposure
- Removal of superficial foreign objects
- Wound infection
When to go to the emergency room:
- Life-threatening conditions
- Heart attack or stroke
- Open fractures
- Severe bleeding
- Chest pain
- Head injury or other major trauma
- One-sided weakness or numbness
- Loss of consciousness
- Severe abdominal pain
If you are experiencing any of these conditions, please call 9-1-1 immediately.