When do I go to ReadyCare versus an Emergency Department?
Temple ReadyCare is ready to treat most non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, but certain symptoms and conditions require the care of a hospital emergency room. Call 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.
Symptoms and Conditions Best Treated at a Hospital Emergency Department
- Chest pain or pressure
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Sudden or severe pain
- Coughing or vomiting blood
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Sudden dizziness, weakness or changes in vision
- Changes in mental status, such as confusion