Emergency Care

Family Practice & Urgent Care located between Santa Fe Springs and Whittier, CA

Emergency Care

When you have symptoms of an illness or have suffered an injury and need immediate care, Maxlife Urgent Care is ready to help. The practice between Whittier and Santa Fe Springs, California, offers same-day visits and immediate emergency care for health conditions that cannot wait for a future appointment. Call right away to alert the practice that you’re coming in, or check availability online. 

What are emergency care services? 

Emergency care is appropriate when you have a medical condition that requires immediate care and can’t wait 24 hours or longer for a future appointment. Examples of cases that need emergency care include lacerations, sprains, severe migraines, back pain, and serious cold or flu symptoms.

Emergency care means you can get the medical attention you need when you need it. Feel confident that your medical attention is available at a welcoming office with flexible hours.

Maxlife Urgent Care also accepts future appointments for primary care needs, like routine pediatric care or physicals.

What types of conditions do you treat with emergency care?

The emergency care offered at Maxlife Urgent Care is appropriate for most injuries and illnesses that are not life-threatening. 

The providers offer care for emergency issues like:

  • Minor injuries
  • Concussions
  • Lacerations
  • Strep throat
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Urinary tract infections
  • COVID-19 symptoms
  • Headaches
  • Burns
  • Back injuries
  • Joint sprains and strains, such as a sprained ankle
  • Rash or hives

If you’re not sure your condition warrants emergency care, call the friendly staff at Maxlife Urgent Care. Depending on your case, they can recommend home treatments or schedule an appointment for you to come in immediately. 

If you have a life-threatening emergency, like a car accident, stroke symptoms, or a deep stab wound, call 911 or head to your nearest hospital immediately. 

Will emergency care help with chronic conditions?

If you’re due for a regular checkup for a chronic disease like diabetes or high blood pressure, schedule a future primary care visit at Maxlife Urgent Care. But, if you’re experiencing a complication or concerning symptoms associated with your condition, come in for emergency care. 

Examples of complications that benefit from emergency care include trouble breathing when you have asthma or a sudden spike in blood pressure if you have hypertension. People with diabetes may need emergency care if they have difficulty controlling their glucose levels. 

If you have an emergency need, call Maxlife Urgent Care right away. For less urgent concerns, use this website to check availability online for an appointment. You can also just walk into their practice.