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Urgent Care Clinic vs. Emergency Room—How to Choose the Right One for Your Needs

Urgent care clinics started popping up across the United States in the 1970s as a convenient and affordable alternative to emergency room care. By the 1990s, these walk-in clinics were serving a vital need in many communities where emergency rooms were overrun with patients seeking treatment for common ailments in a medical setting designed to treat life-threatening health conditions. This ...