If your child is sick or hurt, it is important to seek the right level of care to meet their needs. Depending on their condition, you may need to take your child to an emergency room or urgent care facility. But as a parent, how do you know which is best? We're here to help you make the correct choice.

Selecting the right level of care will:

  • Allow your child to be treated as quickly as possible
  • Provide them with the appropriate level of care
  • Be more cost effective.

Learn when you should take your child to the emergency room or if an urgent care is a better option.

Before you take your child to an urgent care location, check to make sure they see children of all ages. Children's Health PM Urgent Care offers care 365 days a year for non-life-threatening conditions in newborn babies through college-age patients.

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With two pediatric emergency rooms, pediatric urgent care locations in McKinney and around the metroplex, and high-quality virtual care, Children's Health is nearby and ready to help when you need it most.