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You can now be seen for minor health concerns without leaving home.
Express Care video visits with one of UC San Diego Health's board-certified nurse practitioners take place on your smartphone or tablet via the
MyUCSDChart patient portal or the MyUCSDHealth app.
How to Schedule an Express Care Video Visit
Express Care video visits are available 7 days a week between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.
(Closed: 12–1 p.m. for lunch, and on
UC San Diego holidays)
You can schedule by phone or online for appointments in the next 24 hours:
By phone: Call 800-926-8273
Online: Log in to
MyUCSDChart, go to the Visits menu, click "Schedule an Appointment" and then select "Express Care Video Visit."
Ages and Conditions Treated
Video visits are available for patients 18 years and older who are experiencing symptoms of these conditions:
- Seasonal allergies
- Insect bites/stings
- Minor burns
- Sexually transmitted disease (STD) counseling
- Painful urination
- Red eye
- Sinus problems
- Sore throat
- Wound check
Interpreters are available to join video visits. This does not need to be arranged in advance. Patients can simply ask their provider to invite an interpreter to join the call.
We accept insurance or cash pay for Express Care video visits. The cash price is $49.
Tips on Video Visits
Video Visits for more information about virtual appointments, including FAQs, how to download the app and other helpful tips.
About Express Care
Express Care is a same-day or next-day option for common health care needs. Our
Express Care clinics are located in Encinitas, Eastlake and downtown San Diego. If you would rather be seen in person or if you need an Express Care visit for a child, see
Express Care wait times and save your spot online.
Holiday Closures for Express Care Video Visits
Express Care video visits are
not available on the following holidays. If a major holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, it's typically observed on the closest weekday.
- New Year's Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
- Presidents' Day (third Monday in February)
- César Chávez Day (last Friday in March)
- Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
- Independence Day (July 4)
- Labor Day (first Monday in September)
- Veterans Day (November 11)
- Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
- Friday after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve(December 24)
- Christmas Day (December 25)
- New Year's Eve (December 31)