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Spring 2012

Botsford HealthSource Magazine


Urgent Care: Medical Services at Lower Costs

Botsford's Midwest Urgent CareHospital emergency rooms (ERs) focus on medical emergencies. They are not set up to focus on routine health care. If you go to an ER for a routine problem:

Go to the ER if you think you are having an illness or injury that is a matter of life and death. Otherwise, call your doctor’s office first, or go to an urgent care center.  It will save you money and time.

Most Health Problems Are Not Emergencies
You may want to take care of the problem right away because you feel sick or uncomfortable, but usually nothing bad is going to happen to you if you wait a bit. Then again, you don’t always know that for sure. Some problems that seem minor can become serious if you ignore them. If you are choosing the ER because you can get in without an appointment, keep in mind the high price you will pay for that convenience. In the past, an ER was the first option. Now, use an urgent care center instead.

Urgent Care Close to Home

Use Botsford�s Midwest Urgent Care when you can�t get an appointment with your family doctor or need quality care after office hours. There is no need to phone ahead, but we�re here if you need us: (313) 592-6330.

Botsford�s Midwest Urgent Care is open evenings, weekends and holidays:
Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The average wait time is 15 minutes.

Midwest Urgent Care offers treatment and care for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, including headaches, asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus and upper respiratory infections; sprains, strains and fractures; earaches and infection; wounds, lacerations and minor burns; insect and animal bites; eye infection and injuries; seasonal illnesses (colds, flu and allergies); work-related injuries; and sports injuries.

It�s simple to find Midwest Urgent Care at 15540 Beech Daly Road in Redford Township. Located just north of 5 Mile Road on the east side of Beech Daly, Midwest Urgent Care is an easy drive for people in Redford, Livonia, Detroit, Farmington Hills, Farmington, Dearborn Heights and Southfield.