Wise Consumer

Getting the Right Care at the Right Time

Wise Consumer

When an accident, injury, or illness occurs, it is important to quickly decide what type of care you need and where to go for treatment. Recent trends in building free-standing Emergency Rooms make your decision more challenging!

If It's Not Life Threatening, Call your Primary Care Doctor

  • A New West physician is 'On Call" 24/7 365 days a year to assist you.
  • The cost of an Office or Urgent Care visit ranges from $30 - $150.
  • Most people really need less-intense, less-expensive urgent-care centers.

Visit our website to understand why it is important to AVOID Free-Standing Emergency Centers (use hospital based if needed) and to download a list of our preferred Urgent Care Centers.

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