HEALTH CARE

In Dallas, one phone number, 744-4444, is important for all emergencies The number connects with the police, the fire department, or an ambulance. In Fort Worth, call 335-4357 for ambulance service.

For minor emergencies, such as broken bones and lacerations, many small emergency clinics are located around town. Most of them are open seven days a week and don’t require an appointment. In addition to minor emergencies, these clinics-which are staffed by doctors and registered nurses-usually have their own labs and X-ray facilities. Most provide physical exams for school, employment, or workmen’s compensation and administer blood tests and routine blood pressure checks.



DALLAS AREA

Emergency Care Center. 2005 W. Airport Freeway (between MacArthur and Story). 659-1234. Open daily 7:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Garland Emergency Center. 1529 W. Buckingham (at North Star). 495-4300. Daily 8 a.m.-10 p.m

Lake Highlands Minor Emergency Center. 10531 E. Northwest Hwy. 348-5580. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Med-Stop. 5315 Greenville at lovers Lane. 696-3636. Daily 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Pepper Square Emergency Medical Clinic. 14902 Preston at Belt Line 980-1010. Open daily from 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Piano Emergency Center. 2929 Custer at Parker, Piano. 596-1003. Daily 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Primacare Minor Emergency Centers:

(Carrollton): 1205 Josey Lane north of Belt Line, 245-9271. (Downtown Dallas): 509 N. Ervay, 720-4070. (Farmers Branch): 12895 Josey Lane, 241-6511. (Garland): 1501 E. Northwest Hwy., 840-8707; (Grand Prairie): 817 W. Highway 303, 262-3569; (Mesquite): 3611 Gus Thomason, 686-1880; (Northwest Dallas): 9991 Marsh Lane, Suite 200, 350-7932; (Piano): 3304 Alma Dr.. 424-6581. (Pleasant Grove): 2128 S. Buckner, 388-3401. (Redbird): 3308 W. Camp Wisdom Road, 780-0802. (Richardson): 1455 Buckingham Suite 140, 437-5166. All centers open daily 8 a.m.10 p.m.

Richardson Emergency Center. 561 W. Campbell Road. 980-1010.

Skillman Emergency Center. 9205 Skillman at Audelia Road. 341-1100. Daily 8 a.m.-10 p.m.



FORT WORTH/MID-CITIES

All are under the (817) area code.

Emergency Care Center. 1444 Precinct Line Road, Hurst. 268-1237. Daily 7:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Lake Worth Minor Emergency Center. 6302 Jacksboro Hwy. 237-8273. Open 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Minor Emergency Clinic of Arlington. 1112 N. Collins Ave. 274-5526 or Metro 265-6322. Daily 8 a.m.-11 p.m.

Minor Emergency Clinic. 1717 Precinct Line Road, Hurst. 498-9211. Daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Primacare Minor Emergency Centers:

(Arlington): 2810 S. Cooper St., 465-4928; (Fort Worth): 6404 McCart Ave., 294-1651. Daily 8 a.m.-10 p.m. at all locations.

Ready-Care Medical Clinic. 4101 Air port Freeway, Bedford. 540-4333. Daily 8 a.m. 9 p.m.

Satellite Emergency Center. 6451 Brentwood Stair Road. 451-0000. Daily 8 a.m.-11 p.m.

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