Choosing Between Urgent Care or Emergency Department - Cone Health - Greensboro, NC

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Emergency or Urgent Care?

Choosing the right type of care for your condition helps you experience the best outcome. Learn your options for medical services available at Cone Health without a doctor’s appointment. 

Emergency Care

Call 911 or visit a hospital emergency department if you or someone else experiences conditions that threaten a life or limb, such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Chest pain
  • Deep cuts/lacerations
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Intense abdominal pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Stroke symptoms, including sudden arm or leg weakness and facial drooping
  • Uncontrollable bleeding
  • Unexpected vision changes

Urgent Care

Walk in to an urgent care location for faster, more affordable care of everyday illness and injuries, including:

  • Allergies
  • Animal bites and insect stings
  • Back strains
  • Colds, coughs, earaches and flu
  • Eye infections
  • Migraines
  • Minor burns, cuts and rashes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Stomachaches
  • Urinary tract infections

Download and print our Urgent Care or ED Reference Guide

Urgent Care Locations