Knowing what type of health care you need can save you time and money.
NON-URGENT health concerns include:
- Acne care
- Follow-up care for existing conditions
- Prescriptions (new or renewal, unless urgent)
- Annual vision exams
Please schedule an appointment for non-urgent health concerns. See How to Get Health Care for scheduling options.
URGENT health concerns include minor illnesses and injuries that are time-sensitive but not life-threatening, including:
- Allergic reaction with widespread swelling/itching
- Asthma not responding to usual medication
- Fever ≥ 101° F (38.3° C) or lasting 2 or more days
- Injury with significant pain and/or swelling or that may require stitches
- Possible fracture or dislocation; scrapes or burns with blisters
- Severe sore throat
- Significant or increasing pain, especially with fever
- Urinary infection, especially with fever or back pain
See Emergency/After-Hours for urgent health concerns.
MEDICAL EMERGENCY may be life-threatening.
In case of emergency, CALL 911 OR GO TO THE NEAREST HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM. All fees would be your responsibility.
- Alcohol or other types of poisoning
- Any condition that feels life threatening
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Major injuries, such as bone protruding through skin
- Severe difficulty breathing
- Unconsiousness - unable to rouse
Unsure what to do?
Call UHS at 734-764-8320 for Nurse Advice. Nurses can advise about self-care or help you decide where to go for health care.
See Emergency/After-Hours for options for health care.