Urgent Care Locations

If you are unable to see your doctor, and need to be seen urgently, sometimes using urgent care clinics can be a helpful alternative.  Please see below to find out if you should go to urgent care or the emergency room.  Remember if you are not sure, it is always best to go to ER.

When to visit the Emergency Room:

  • Severe bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Broken bones
  • Partial or total amputation of a limb
  • Trauma or injury to the head
  • Sudden dizziness or difficulty seeing
  • Severe abdominal pain

*Please remember if you are having any chest pains or pressure, call 911 immediately.

When to visit an Urgent Care Facility:

  • Lacerations – deep cuts or wounds that may require stitches
  • Sprains, strains, or deep bruises
  • Mild to moderate asthma attacks
  • Ear infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Coughs and congestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore throats
  • Insect bites
  • Rashes
Where are urgent care locations near me?
Hamilton Health Sciences – Main Street West Urgent Care Centre
690 Main St W, Hamilton, ON  L8S 1A4
905-521-2100 ext 72000
St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – King Campus – Urgent Care Centre
2757 King St E, Hamilton, ON  L8G 5E4

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