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Urgent Care

Get the care you need quickly for minor illnesses and injuries that need attention today

Monday 10:00a - 8:00p
Tuesday 10:00a - 8:00p
Wednesday 10:00a - 8:00p
Thursday 10:00a - 8:00p
Friday 10:00a - 8:00p
Saturday 8:00a - 6:00p
Sunday 8:00a - 6:00p

*Special hours of operation and closures info: Due to heavy patient volumes, we may need to close urgent care patient registration early.

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Urgent Care and Virtual Clinic - help when and where you need it.

Can't get in for a same-day appointment? UW Medicine urgent care clinics are open 7 days a week for walk-ins or use the “Get in line” option and we’ll hold your spot in line. UW Medicine Virtual Clinic is available online 24/7.

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When should I go to an Urgent Care Clinic?

When your primary care provider is not available for a same-day appointment. No appointment is necessary, and we welcome new patients and walk-ins. Urgent care clinics are open every day of the week and staffed by UW Medicine providers who can provide referrals to emergency services or specialists when medically appropriate. We treat the following non-life-threatening problems: 

  • Breathing problems: Coughs, colds, wheezing, mild asthma attacks, influenza, sinus infections and bronchitis 
  • Ear problems: Ear infections, earaches, foreign object in the ear, and ear wax removal 
  • Eye problems: Red eye, pink eye, and styes 
  • Migraines and headaches 
  • Musculoskeletal problems: Sprains, strains, and broken bones 
  • Skin problems: Rashes, minor burns cuts/scrapes, lacerations, bites, poison ivy, and abscesses/boils 
  • Stomach problems: Nausea, vomiting, diar¬rhea, constipation, heartburn symptoms, and abdominal pain 
  • Urinary problems: Bladder and urinary tract infections, and concerns of a sexually transmit¬ted infection 
  • Work injuries (initiating L&I claim)

When should I go to a Hospital Emergency Department?

If you fear that you have a serious, life-threatening illness or injury such as stroke, heart attack, uncontrollable bleeding or head injury with loss of consciousness – call 911. You should seek care in an emergency room if you have the following: 

  • Chest pain or pressure 
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Severe burns, pain or head trauma 
  • Sudden loss of vision 
  • Broken bones with bone exposed

Emergency Departments are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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Virtual Clinic

UW Medicine Virtual Clinic

On-demand care for the whole family, from wherever you are—24/7, 365 days a year. Board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners diagnose, treat and prescribe medications over the phone or by video for a variety of minor illnesses and injuries. No appointments necessary, Medicare and some insurance accepted.

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