Accidents and illnesses which require immediate care can happen anytime. Sometimes, it may be difficult to know whether you should go to urgent care or the emergency room (ER). Here is a general guide:

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For life-threatening conditions such as trauma, severe head injury, chest pains, stroke symptoms, unconsciousness or uncontrollable bleeding, you should always go to the emergency room. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 or go to your local emergency room.

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For everyday illnesses and injuries such as cuts and bruises, stomach virus, fever, flu, sore throat, sinus infection, fractures, sprains, colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, rashes, vomiting, dehydration, asthma, UTIs, rashes and fractures, go to Urgent Care Hawaii.

If you are not sure, please call Urgent Care Hawaii at
808-456-CARE (2273).

Save time and money.

The cost difference alone should be enough to encourage people to go to urgent care centers. In fact, research suggests that approximately 60 percent of ER patients could be seen at urgent care centers resulting in savings of more than $18 billion annually!

According to a recent study by the National Institute of Health, the average cost of an emergency room visit is $1423, and the average wait time is four hours. The average cost of an urgent care visit for common illnesses is $155, and the wait time is under one hour.

Urgent Care Hawaii offers x-rays, lab testing, flu shots, physicals, and occupational medicine services. See our complete list of services.

We believe that everyone should have access to great healthcare in a timely manner. Providing amazing healthcare is our goal every day at Urgent Care Hawaii.

Pani Shoja, MD
Urgent Care Hawaii
Medical Director

About Urgent Care Hawaii: Urgent Care Hawaii medical clinics provide immediate and urgent medical care on Oahu for Pearl City, Honolulu, Waikiki, Waipahu, Aiea, Kapolei, Kunia, Waipio, Makakilo, Halawa, Mililani, Kailua and Ewa Beach. The clinics provide quick and affordable options for people needing immediate medical care and treatment for common or everyday health problems seven days a week – no appointments are necessary. The Pearl City location is certified by The Urgent Care Association of America and is a member of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii.

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