Choosing between going to the emergency room and urgent care isn’t always easy clear. To help, Central Maine Healthcare has put together a symptom checker.
If you are currently experiencing severe pain, call 9-1-1 or head to your nearest emergency room.
If you are experiencing symptoms but are stable, it may help to match your symptoms up to the chart below.
Quick Symptom Checker Chart
Go to the ER if you have:
Go to Urgent Care if you have:
Find an ER Near You
If your symptoms mainly fall in the left column, you should immediately go to ER:
Central Maine Medical Center
300 Main St, Lewiston, ME 04240
10 Hospital Dr, Bridgton, ME 04009
420 Franklin St, Rumford, ME 04276
Find an Urgent Care Near You
If your symptoms fall mainly in the right column, visit an urgent care facility near you.