FAQs

FAQ

When should I go to the Emergency Room?

Oakland Family Practice & Urgent Care is not a substitute for emergency room care. You should use a hospital's Emergency room for serious medical problems.

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please call 911 or get to the nearest hospital emergency room immediately:

  • Chest pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe difficulty breathing
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness or loss of coordination
  • Sudden blurred vision or loss of vision
  • Numbness or weakness in your face, arm, or leg
  • Vomiting blood
  • Severe Burns
  • Seizures

What is urgent care?

Urgent care is the prompt evaluation and treatment of most non-life threatening illnesses and injuries.  When you can’t get in to see your physician and you have an unexpected illness or injury that does not pose a life threatening danger to your self.


Why should I go to Oakland Family Practice & Urgent Care?

Oakland Family Practice & Urgent Care offers prompt and affordable medical care seven days a week.


Who will take care of me?

Oakland Family Practice & Urgent Care is staffed with experienced physicians associated with the finest health systems in the state.


How long will I have to wait?

While every attempt will be made to see you as quickly as possible, wait times will vary based on the number of patients before you.  Our goal is to see all patients within 20-30 minutes.


What forms of insurance and payments do you accept?

Oakland Family Practice & Urgent Care accepts most medical insurances, credit cards and cash.

 

Do you take appointments?

Appointments are not necessary for urgent care; you may walk in at any time and request to be seen by a doctor.


What should I bring?

Bring your insurance card, photo ID (i.e. driver license), and any other medical information that may be helpful.

If you do not carry a list of your current medications simply bring along the medications themselves. This information will be very helpful to the doctors.