Patient & Visitor Alert: Because flu cases are on the rise, starting February 24, children 12 and younger will be restricted from visiting hospitals and certain inpatient facilities throughout Carolinas HealthCare System.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening condition, call 911 immediately.
Information about typical conditions treated at Emergency Rooms and Urgent Cares is provided for informational purposes only.
Carolinas HealthCare System offers both urgent and emergency care services across the Carolinas, so you’re bound to find a location near you for your immediate healthcare needs.
Urgent Care Locations, Wait Times and Hours
Emergency Room Locations and Wait Times Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: Which One Should You Choose?
Not sure if you need an urgent care or an emergency room? Here is some information that might help you.
Conditions Typically Treated in an Urgent Care:
Cold or flu symptoms
Minor cuts, burns or skin rashes
Sprains and minor bone fractures
School, sports, camp and work physicals
Workers' compensation care
Ear and eye infections
Conditions Typically Treated in an Emergency Room:
Poisoning (If at all possible, first contact the local poison control center at 800-222-1222)
Severe allergic reaction
Serious trauma or injury
Deep cuts or bleeding that won't stop
Large bone fractures
Problems related to pregnancy
Loss of consciousness