Urgent Care Explained

What's the difference between an ER visit and urgent care?

Review the following list to learn more about what types of illnesses and injuries Urgent Care treats versus the Emergency Room.

When to visit an Urgent Care Center

  • allergies
  • asthma attack (minor)
  • bronchitis
  • colds, flu, fever
  • cough
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • ear infections
  • insect bites
  • migraines
  • minor burns
  • minor cuts
  • minor head injury
  • nausea
  • pink eye
  • rash
  • simple fracture
  • sore throat
  • sprains/strains
  • stitches
  • urinary tract infections

When to visit an ER

  • chest pain
  • compound fractures
  • confusion
  • fainting
  • fevers in infants
  • high fever
  • ingestion of obstructive objects
  • ingestion of poisons
  • major head injury
  • palpitations
  • pneumonia
  • seizures
  • severe abdominal pain
  • severe burns
  • severe headache
  • shock
  • significant trauma/injury
  • snake bite
  • unconscious or catatonic state
  • uncontrollable bleeding

Registration Forms

Print, fill out and bring these forms to your next appointment at Overlake Medical Clinics.



Primary Care and Urgent Care Clinics Now in Lake Hills

The family medicine physicians at our Lake Hills Clinic, which opened in August 2016, will provide care for you and your family through every stage of life. Their broad experience in pediatrics, women's health and chronic disease management allows our providers to offer truly exceptional, patient-centered care.

The primary care clinic offers same-day appointments and is conveniently located in the heart of the Lake Hills community of Bellevue.

Hours & Location

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
619 156th Ave. SE, 
Bellevue, WA 98007

After Hours: Call 425.637.3270
Our answering service will page the doctor on call to answer your question.

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