Freestanding ERs vs. Hospital ERs

If an emergency happens, where will you go? You may have multiple options in your area, but not all emergency rooms are the same. Making the decision between a freestanding or a hospital ER will affect your out-of-pocket costs, wait times, and access to trauma care. Be proactive and learn about the different types of ERs now so you can make an informed decision during an emergency.Read More

Child Safety: Look Before You Lock

Forgetting a child in the backseat of a car can be a grave mistake, even on days with cooler temperatures. According to the CDC, cars can heat up 20 degrees in roughly 10 minutes and lead to serious heat-related illness or death. Though a preventable tragedy, many of the childhood deaths from heatstroke in hot cars are accidental. Protect the children in your life and help reduce hot car deaths with the following tips.
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Plan For It: Tropical Storm & Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Hurricane season in Houston usually begins in June and continues through November. Are you prepared for a potential storm? Check all of these items off your list and know where to go in the event of a medical emergency. CHI St. Luke’s Health has multiple hospital emergency departments and freestanding emergency rooms located throughout the Greater Houston area for convenient access to care.Read More