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Emergency vs. Urgent Care: Making the Correct Choice

Summer is here… which means sunburns, poison ivy, bug bites, twisted ankles and swimmer’s ear. But how do you know when it’s the right time and the right place to seek medical attention?

Urgent Care physician, Dr. Brian Cote, explains the difference between urgent care and the emergency room so you can make the correct choice no matter what summer throws at you. Dr. Cote also answers some frequently asked questions about common summer complaints such as sunburns, poison ivy, ticks and more.