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Wait times in the emergency department have gone up in recent weeks. How do you know when to go to the emergency department and when you can visit your local urgent care clinic instead?

MercyOne Medical Director of Emergency Care Gary Hemann, DO, explains.

You can schedule an Urgent Care visit online at