Clinic is a health care center where you receive routine preventative care when
you are healthy or visit your Doctor/Primary Care Provider when you are sick.
clinic is smaller than a hospital where patients are less sick and do not stay
overnight. You should schedule an appointment to visit your doctor at the clinic.
Some reasons to go to a clinic or Doctor’s office to see your Primary Care Provider/Doctor are:
Routine medical appointments
- Appointments when you feel sick
Your Doctor /Primary Care Provider will refer you to the Specialist or Hospital. If it is an Emergency, go directly to the hospital.
may need to go to a Hospital for some of the following health issues:
- An appointment with a Specialist
- Specific medical treatment (Surgery/Operation)