Sometimes, it’s obvious when to head to the emergency room, but other times, it can be more difficult to tell. Here are some tips to help you decide whether you need to head to the emergency room, the nearest urgent care location or your WakeMed Children’s — Pediatric Primary Care doctor. Luckily, you have the whole WakeMed Children’s network for support.
Our team of physicians in Raleigh and in Clayton leave room in their schedule for Sick Visits from their regular patients. Symptoms and conditions typically include:
Visit an urgent care office for these types of conditions:
Remember! WakeMed Virtual Urgent Care brings the care you need to wherever you are.
Backed by the state's first dedicated, freestanding Children's Emergency Department on the WakeMed Raleigh Campus, all of our emergency departments are equipped, staffed and ready to provide expert care for children’s "unscheduled" emergencies.
Wherever your little one's emergency happens, we've got you covered with expert care and state-of-the-art facilities and services.
Our emergency department typically treats:
*In North Carolina, call the Carolinas Poison Control Center at (800) 848-6946. Calling the National Poison Control Center at (800) 222-1222 connects callers to the nearest poison control center.
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