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FAQs | Premier Urgent Care | Lafayette, LA

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When should I go to the Emergency Room?

  • Life-threatening conditions
  • Heart attack or stroke
  • Open fractures
  • Severe bleeding
  • Chest pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Head injury or other major trauma
  • One-sided weakness or numbness
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Severe abdominal pain

When should I visit Premier Urgent Care?

Premier Urgent Care is there for you with quality health care you can trust when you need it the most. You should visit Premier Urgent Care for:

  • Non-life threatening injuries and illnesses in both adults and children
  • Compassionate care when your primary care physician is not available
  • Reliable, cost-effective alternatives to the emergency room
  • Same-day care when you’re visiting from out-of-town

What conditions do you treat at Premier Urgent Care medical centers?

At Premier Urgent Care, we treat everything from the common cold and seasonal allergies to minor injuries. We also offer preventative care, including physical exams, flu shots and vaccines. View a complete list of our services >>

Is Premier Urgent Care more expensive than the ER?

Premier Urgent Care is a reliable, cost-effective alternative to visiting the emergency room and is often significantly less expensive than the ER.

Do I have to make an appointment to be seen at Premier Urgent Care?

No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are always welcome at Premier Urgent Care. If you would like to be a patient of our unique primary care clinic, please call (337) 706-9100 for a free consultation.

Will Premier Urgent Care accept my insurance?

We accept most major insurance plans and have affordable options available for all patients. Please visit our Billing page for a complete, list of covered plans or contact us at (337) 706-9100.

What if I don’t have insurance?

Patients without insurance are welcome to the center. We do accept checks, cash, credit, debit, health savings accounts and also make sure to ask about any applicable discounts.

Does Premier Urgent Care offer preventative medicine services (vaccinations, physicals, blood pressure checks, etc.)?

Yes, Premier Urgent Care offers preventative medicine services. We can take care of all of your basic medical needs if you do not have a primary care provider, or your provider is unavailable. Please visit our services page for a complete list of preventative care offered at our medical clinics.

How long will I wait to see a provider?

Since no appointments are necessary, wait time will depend on the number of patients in the clinic. With Premier Urgent Care’s Innovative and unique primary care model the wait times are considerably less. To find out more call us for a free consultation at (337) 706-9100.

What are Premier Urgent Care’s hours of operation?

Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Does Premier Urgent Care treat infants?

Yes, Premier Urgent Care providers are trained to treat patients of all ages.

Can I go to Premier Urgent Care if I get injured on the job?

Premier Urgent Care accepts all walk-ins for immediate and general medical care, and offers a variety of Workers Comp and Occupational Medicine programs.

Should I visit Premiere Urgent Care or do I need to go to the ER?

Premier Urgent Care is there for you with the care you need when you need it the most and can treat most general illnesses and minor injuries. For a complete list of Premier Urgent Care – appropriate conditions, please see our services list. If you are experiencing a life-threatening illness or injury, please dial 9-1-1 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.