Rolla Family Clinic provides ambulatory care on a walk-in basis and Primary Care by appointment. We are a hybrid of Primary care and Urgent care but with primary care Co-pays. We treat a variety of medical problems similar to the ones seen at a primary care physicians's office but we also offer services that are not readily available such as
Emergency Room Vs Urgent Care Center
Approximately 40 percent of visits to hospital emergency departments are for non-urgent or semi-urgent problems (cdc). These problems result in the overcrowding of emergency departments across the country. Many patients would be better treated in an urgent care center at much less cost.
Emergency rooms are for critical and sometimes life threatening conditions such as:
We will refer injuries or conditions that require a higher level of care to an emergency department.