Eagle Pass

(830) 522-3000

For Billing Call 713.357.2535

Laredo South

(956) 608-3000

For Billing Call 713.357.2535

Laredo North

(956) 791-3000

For Billing Call 713.357.2535

STAT Emergency Center Vs. Urgent Care

Urgent Care Laredo Texas

Stat Emergency Center is here to offer emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.

Emergency Center vs Urgent Care

You may wonder how STAT Emergency Center differs from an Urgent Care Clinic and how it also differs from a hospital-based Emergency Room. The following charts and table show the requirements of the State of Texas for the three types of facilities.


UC = Urgent Care
Stat ER = Stat Emergency Center of Laredo
Hosp. ER = Hospital Based Emergency Room
UC
Stat ER
Hosp. ER
X-Rays ? + +
Oxygen and/or Asthma Nebulizers ? + +
Basic Onsite Laboratory Testing ? + +
IV Fluids, Medications ? + +
24hours/day, 7days/week, 365 days/year 0 + +
Emergency Room Trained/Experienced Doctors 0 + +/-
Overnight Observation if Needed 0 + +
CT Scan 0 + +
Ultrasound Capabilities 0 + +
Cardiac Onsite Lab Testing 0 + +
ACLS, ATLS, PALS Credentialing 0 + +/-
Pharmacist 0 + +
Electricity Generator 0 + +
EMTALA 0 + +
Integrated with Disaster Management 0 + +
Licensed/Regulated by State of Texas 0 + +
Onsite Sub-Specialists 0 0 +/-
Operating Room with Anesthesiology 0 0 +
Wait Times 15-30 min
less than
5 min
30-180 min