1st Choice Urgent Care is conveniently located, economical, no appointments are required, and the wait times are short.
Urgent Care vs Emergent Care
February 17, 2016 - The benefits of visiting an urgent care center are that it’s convenient and typically costs less. Extended hours are especially welcome for those days and hours that your primary doctor office is closed. But when faced with a medical problem that requires immediate care, it is often hard to determine if it is an emergency or if it is an urgent medical issue.
When to visit the ER
In general, an emergency condition is one that can permanently impair or endanger the life of an individual. Some conditions that require emergency medicine may include:
*Dial 911 immediately for any medical problem that appears to be life-threatening.
When to visit 1st Choice Urgent Care
Conditions that are not considered emergencies but still require care within 24 hours may be considered urgent medical conditions. Some examples include:
Bingham Memorial’s 1st Choice Urgent Care provides convenient access to quality healthcare services. If you are faced with a situation and are not sure if you should visit us, call (208) 782-2410. Our friendly staff will help direct you.
Hours of Operation
Mon. to Thurs.: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat. & Sun.: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
1350 Parkway Dr.
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Medicare & Medicaid are accepted along with most insurance plans. Workers’ compensation services are also available.