Volume 2 | Issue 4
The Pulse of
Lenox Health Greenwich Village
Urgent Care vs. Emergency Department
You know you need medical assistance, but where do you go?
Here’s a quick guide to help you decide.
For non-emergency medical conditions
that need immediate care:
(like Lenox Health Greenwich Village)
For medical conditions requiring
rapid treatment in hospital setting:
Sprains and strains
Minor cuts requiring stitches
Mild fever without rash
Animal or insect bites
Broken bones and dislocated joints
Abdominal or chest pain
Head or eye injuries
Stroke symptoms (slurred speech,
numbness, severe headache)
High fevers (over 100.4 degrees F
in babies under 3 months or 101 in
Suspected drug overdose or poisoning
For a Northwell
Health ambulance, call
(833) 259-CEMS (2367).
professionals will get
you safely to care.
Do not drive yourself
to the hospital if you
are feeling unwell.
Our Emergency Department is here for you 24/7. We are
located on Seventh Avenue between West 12th and West
13th Streets. Visit us at Northwell.edu/LenoxHealthED or
call (646) 679-6678.
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