Urgent Vs. Emergency Care

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on July 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 24 at 7:07 AM

Here's a fact - kids don't just need a doctor during normal office hours, and according to the Academy of Urgent Care Medicine, only 29% of primary care doctors have coverage for after-hours.

But how do you know when you should take your child to urgent care or the ER?

Dr. Rebecca Partridge from Seattle Children's joins New Day to straighten out some of the confusion between urgent versus emergency care.

Don’t know if you should take your child to Urgent Care or the ER, check out this link for resources and checklists.

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