CHOOSING URGENT CARE

  • Urgent Care is treatment for a condition that requires prompt attention, but does not pose an immediate, serious health threat.
    Urgent Care is for problems such as:

    • Allergic reactions
    • Childhood illnesses
    • Colds
    • Ear infections
    • Eye infections
    • Immigration Physicals
    • Insect bites
    • Minor injuries
    • Minor bone fractures
    • Minor burns
    • Minor lacerations
    • Sinus infections
    • Sports injuries
    • Sprains, strains and soft tissue injuries
    • Prescription refills
    • Strep throat
    • Upper respiratory infections
    • Urinary tract infections

    Most patients are seen without an appointment. More serious injuries or illnesses are best related at an emergency department.

  • Adult Medicine:
    Men's Health: Annual Physicals, Prostate Checks
    Women's Health: Annual Physicals, Contraceptives, Pap Smears
    Immigration Physicals

    Pediatric Medicine:
    Annual Physicals, School Physicals, Sports Physicals

    Immunizations:
    Flu and Tetanus Shots, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps and Travel Immunizations

    Heath Screenings:
    Blood Pressure Screening, Cholesterol Screening, Diabetes Screening, Ulcer Screening and Vision Screening

    Physical Therapy locations:
    Watsonville and Salinas (Salinas Urgent Care)

    General Family Care:
    Asthma, Colds, Ear Infections, Flu, Minor injuries, Minor bone fractures, Minor burns, Minor lacerations, Rashes, Sore Throats, Strains/Sprains, Upper Respiratory Infections, Wellness Exams and X-Rays.
  • People prefer urgent care for many reasons:

    • Appointments are not required in most cases


    • Operation hours extend outside of normal business hours, on weekends and holidays


    • Quick, reliable medical care at your convenience
  • Urgent care is not a substitute for emergency care. You should use a hospital's emergency department for very serious or life-threatening problems. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, do not wait! Call 911 or get to the nearest hospital emergency room:

    • Chest pain
    • Severe abdominal pain
    • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
    • Sudden dizziness, weakness or loss of coordination or balance
    • Sudden blurred vision
    • Numbness in the face, arm or leg
    • Sudden, severe headache
    • Deep cuts or bleeding that will not stop
    • Coughing up or vomiting blood
    • Severe burns
    • Seizures