Urgent care centers typically provide after hour access for walk-in patients tending to acute illness and injury care. The injuries are often beyond the scope or time availability of the primary care provider.
An urgent care center should be expected to provide instant care for acute, non-life threatening illness and injury. Urgent care centers are not equivalent to emergency departments, but do help in reserving the nation's emergency room resources for the most critical conditions.
The area of Saint Johns, AZ has a population of approximately 12,879 people. There is 1 urgent care center near Saint Johns, which gives it a ratio of 1 urgent care center per 12,879 residents or a ratio of 1 urgent care center per 4,212 households. There are 4,212 households in Saint Johns.