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Choosing to Take Your Sick Child to the Emergency Department, Urgent Care, or the Doctor’s Office

One of the most difficult parenting experiences is caring for a sick baby or child. It is often frightening, and difficult to know what decisions are the best. When you are very worried about your child, it may feel best to rush her or him to the Emergency Department. But, if your child is not truly in danger, you may end up waiting many hours to be seen or be handed an expensive bill. This blog post will provide a guide to help you decide whether or not to take your child to the doctor, an Urgent Care Clinic, or the Emergency Department (ED). Click here to read on.