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ER vs Urgent Care

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Not sure where to go? We can help!

It can be difficult to make the right call when something's wrong. If you're experiencing any of the following, please go to the ER right away:

  • Chest pain
  • head injury
  • seizure
  • high fever
  • broken bone

  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center is a 24–hour emergency facility offering the highest quality care when you need it most. When it comes to emergencies, minutes are critical for ill or injured patients. We have state-of-the-art technology and equipment, 28 exam rooms, short wait times, and our ER provides responsive emergency care close to your home.



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    If you're unwell and unsure of what to do, seek help!

    Head to the ER for:

    • Chest Pain
    • Head injury
    • Seizure
    • High fever
    • Broken bone

    Go to Urgent Care for:

    • Sprains/Strains
    • An X-ray
    • Bad cold/flu
    • Cuts that may need stitches

    Call your doctor for:

    • Situations that aren't life-threatening
    • Common cold/illness
    • Routine tests
    • Shots & vaccinations
    • Health exams