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Alabama NewsCenter — Six preventive tips to stay out of the ER

| January 22, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

By Donna Cope

Hospital emergency departments are busy places throughout the year. Currently, wait times are up, and space is limited at emergency departments across Alabama.

Fortunately, UAB Medicine offers several alternative care options for patients with conditions or illnesses that, while serious, may not require the services of an emergency department. On top of that, physicians from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine say there are steps people can take that may help them avoid the emergency department altogether.

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