The Truth About Bakersfield California Emergency Rooms

Have you ever wondered whether you should visit an emergency room or an urgent care center? You are not alone. Each year thousands of Bakersfield California residents go to the emergency room. Many patients end up waiting hours and paying thousands of dollars in extra fees to treat medical situations that could have been handled for lower costs by one of our Accelerated Urgent Care centers.

When Should Bakersfield Residents Use a Local Urgent Care Center?

Life threatening crises, like a heart attack or a serious head injury, always demand either calling 911 or a trip to the hospital Emergency Room (ER). If you are in doubt about the seriousness of your situation, always go to the ER.

When to Use Urgent Care

Every year, millions of people go to the ER when they could have received quick and reliable care at a local urgent care center.