If you are new in the country or you want to know about healthcare services, take the help of the Internet. Almost all hospitals in the US have their websites and there you can get to know about availability, treatment costs, and about the diseases.
If it is an emergency case, you can call 911 for an ambulance to take you to the nearest hospital. If it is a life-threatening emergency, hospital will treat you without regard to your ability to pay, but you will be presented with a bill for the treatment. In less urgent situations you can visit the hospital yourself. There are walk-in clinics and you can see a doctor without prior appointment. Dental clinics are readily available all across the US.
Government-supported clinics in most counties and cities offer free or low-cost testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. These clinics also offer primary health care services. Planned Parenthood, a private agency, provides birth control and other reproductive health services for both females and males. It has clinic in most cities and towns. The Health Department can give you more details on healthcare services.
Besides, Internet can help you get all information regarding healthcare in the US. There are many sites dedicated to healthcare services in the US. The US health department website can provide you information on diseases and best healthcare services in the country. Many hospitals have their own websites and there you can get information about their services and facilities.
Internet can be the basis for you to choose a clinic or a doctor you want to see. You can get health information from websites on a wide range of topics like diseases, health conditions, therapies, medical products and symptoms of diseases, etc. You can get the lists of healthcare providers and healthcare institutions in the area you are staying.