Should you head to the ER?
If you or a loved one is experiencing any of the following symptoms, you should head to the nearest ER or call 911.
- Heart attack symptoms: chest pain, left shoulder or arm pain neck, jaw or back pain with sweating, shortness of breath sometimes accompanied by nausea
- Difficulty breathing
- Severe bleeding
- Fever that won’t go down
- Head injury causing loss of consciousness, seizure or vomiting
- Sudden numbness or weakness of arms or legs or one side of face
- Severe headache
- Sudden speech difficulties or trouble seeing
- Unexpected dizziness or excruciating headache
- Broken bone or serious burn
- Flu-like symptoms that won’t go away
- Severe diarrhea
- Food or insect bite allergy
If your symptoms don’t fit the list above, contact our Consult-A-Nurse team at (706) 651-4343.
Consult-a-Nurse® (706) 651-4343
Consult-a-Nurse® is our free 24-hour RN-staffed information line. If you have health questions, would like to register for an event or need to find a physician, call (706) 651-4343.