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Know Where to Go

When you need care…

When you are feeling sick or have a serious health situation, there are several options for medical care. Understanding the urgency of your ailment can help you decide when you have a true medical emergency that requires an emergency room visit, when you can safely go to urgent care or when you should contact your primary care provider. 

Primary Care Physician

Your PCP should be your first call in non-emergency situations as they know your health history and what conditions may need to be considered in your treatment.

  • Chronic conditions
  • Prescription and drug management
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Allergy management
  • Immunizations
  • Specialty referrals
  • Wellness services
  • Diabetes management 
  • Physicals and annual exams 
  • Non-emergency pediatric, internal medicine or geriatric care

If you do not have a primary care provider, call our Physician Referral  Line at (419) 373-7613 to find a provider near you.

Urgent Care at Falcon Health 

Community walk-in urgent care services treat non-life threatening conditions and minor ailments and injuries and care outside of your PCP’s office hours 

  • Cuts or lacerations, when stitches may be required
  • Minor injuries, sprains, strains
  • Bladder infections
  • Acute pain
  • Fever that spikes 
  • Abdominal pain
  • Asthma attack
  • Minor burn
  • Lab testing 
  • X-rays

Emergency Department

The Wood County Hospital ED treats urgent, acute and life threatening conditions and is not for routine care or minor ailments. 

Please call 911 if you have a medical emergency. 

  • Poisoning 
  • Chest pain; numbness in the face, arm or leg; difficulty speaking
  • Sudden or unexplained loss of consciousness
  • Severe shortness of breath
  • High fever with a stiff neck, mental confusion or difficulty breathing
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Bleeding that won’t stop
  • Severe burns or electrical shock 
  • Pregnancy complications