We know how important time is to you. When you have a medical problem that needs to be taken care of right away, you can’t wait. Let us help. Should you or a loved one get sick or injured, you can avoid a long wait in a crowded, hospital emergency room if the illness or injury isn’t too severe. John Muir Health has comprehensive medical services that include urgent health care when you need it. Our urgent care team of doctors, nurses, and support staff is dedicated to providing high-quality, compassionate care for an array of urgent, non-life threatening medical symptoms that need same-day or next-day evaluation and treatment.
Visit an urgent care center if you have mild to moderate symptoms such as: Joint and muscle pain Rash Abdominal pain (mild to moderate) Urination concerns Headache (mild to moderate) Minor cuts Ear pain Sore throat and sinus pain Cough and fever Go directly to an emergency room if you have severe conditions such as: Difficulty breathing Unconsciousness Severe bleeding Poisoning or suspected poisoning Chest pain or pressure Moderate to severe burns Convulsions or seizures Serious head, neck, or back injury Loss of limb or obvious broken bone Severe abdominal pain (fever or vomiting) Make an appointment with your primary care doctor for conditions such as: Chronic pain Chronic disease management Physicals