Serious or life-threatening medical problems should not be ignored. Don’t wait. Call 9-1-1 or come to a Mercy Hospital immediately. Mercy hospitals are ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year with fast, experienced and professional care.
When you can plan ahead of a hospital stay, consult with your primary care physician to find the best hospital for your care.
Convenient and urgent care clinics are not substitutes for the emergency room at a hospital. For serious or life-threatening problems, such as many of the following, call 9-1-1 immediately:
In an emergency, an ambulance may take you to the closets hospital for care. However, when comparing hospitals for surgery options or non-emergency care, consider the following steps:
Talk to your primary care physician and ask the following:
Based on your condition, ask the following:
Check with your insurance provider and ask the following: