Is It an Emergency?

How to Know if It’s an Emergency

For severe, life-threatening, or potentially disabling conditions that require immediate medical attention (e.g. chest pain, difficulty breathing, severe bleeding or burn, loss of consciousness,etc) .

Examples of ailments include:

  • Chest Pain or Pressure
  • Difficulty Breathing or Shortness of Breath
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Sudden Weakness or Numbness
  • Severe Headache
  • High Fever
  • Ingestion of Poison or Overdose
  • Seizures
  • Signs of Stroke
  • Severe Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)
  • Major Trauma or Injury
  • Suicidal or Violent Thoughts or Behaviors

Is it an Emergency?

Yes     No

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