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Conditions We Treat

Urgent Care Department

Know when you should ...

Call the pediatrician:

  • When a child is sick or injured, a doctor may want to see them for a Sick Child Visit. These visits are usually available on the same day or next day.
  • When you need advice about medicines to give at home to help a child feel better.
  • When a child has a new health problem or pain that will not go away.

Choose our Urgent Care Center for:

  • Allergic reactions without trouble breathing
  • Asthma and wheezing
  • Belly pain
  • Dehydration (no IV fluids administered in the urgent care)
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever (for infants less than 60 days old, go to the Emergency Department)
  • Headaches
  • Minor cuts and wound care
  • Minor burns
  • Minor head injury without vomiting
  • Nose bleeds that won’t stop
  • Object removal from eyes, ears, nose
  • Orthopedic injuries including sprains, strains, and broken bones
  • Pain and difficulty urinating
  • Rash that won’t go away
  • Respiratory infections
  • Vomiting

These tests and procedures are available based upon provider discretion:

  • COVID testing (PCR only, rapid COVID test not available)
  • EKG
  • Flu testing (only available during flu season)
  • Glucose testing
  • Hemoccult testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Strep testing
  • Urinalysis and urine culture
  • Throat culture
  • Wound culture
  • X-ray imaging

Visit the Emergency Department for:

  • A1c testing
  • Behavioral health concern (suicidal ideations)
  • Blood tests
  • Broken bone
  • Coughing up blood
  • CT, MRI or ultrasound imaging
  • Fainting
  • Fever for infants less than 60 days old
  • Head injury with vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness or being unable to respond
  • Migraine
  • Poisoning or overdose
  • RSV testing (no rapid RSV testing in the ED)
  • Seizure
  • Serious or severe injuries, burns or shocks
  • Severe belly (abdominal) pain
  • Severe dehydration
  • Sudden blurred vision
  • Sudden change of mental state
  • Suspected abuse
  • Trouble breathing

Call Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222 for:

  • Bites
  • Stings
  • Poisoning
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