Q: Why should I visit Hometown Urgent Care?
A: Because Hometown is cheaper and faster than the ER! Our services cost up to 88% less than the ER, and our co-pays are just 1/3 of the ER price. Instead of waiting for hours in the ER, most patients are seen in 30 minutes or less, and treated in under an hour.
Q: How do I know when to visit Hometown Urgent Care instead of the ER?
A: Emergency rooms are essential for life-threatening situations. For minor illnesses and injuries, Hometown is a better choice. The following chart will help you know when it's vital to seek emergency medical attention:
|Hometown Urgent Care||Emergency Room|
|Minor cuts/abrasions||Large, open wounds and heavy bleeding|
|Allergic reactions||Poisoning or suspected poisoning|
|Minor burns||Severe burns|
|Cold/flu symptoms||Loss of consciousness|
|Sinus infections||Shortness of breath|
|Mild asthma attacks||Chest pain|
|Minor broken bones||Spinal injury|
|Pelvic infections||Abdominal pain|
|Ear, eye & skin infections||Severe head injury|
Q: Do I need to schedule an appointment?
A: No! We have convenient evening, weekend and holiday hours, no appointment necessary.
Q: How do I know if Hometown Urgent Care accepts my insurance?
A: Hometown Urgent Care accepts all insurance carriers. For a complete list, click here.
Q: What if I don't have health insurance?
A: No problem! Hometown Urgent Care offers huge discounts to self-pay patients. Ask about our FREE Care Card program to receive even bigger savings.
Q: What should I bring to my visit at Hometown Urgent Care?
A: Your insurance card, photo ID and a Medical Release Form if you are under 18 and coming without a parent or legal guardian.
Q: Will Hometown Urgent Care treat my children?
A: Yes! Hometown Urgent Care treats minor illnesses and injuries for all ages. We have pediatricians on staff to care for your little ones. See our complete list of pediatric services.
Q: How long will my visit take?
A: Most patients are seen in 30 minutes or less, and treated in under an hour.