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Walk-In Clinics: Urgent Care and Express Care Locations

COVID-19 testing update: Testing at our Express Care and Urgent Care locations is offered only during a visit with a provider, who will evaluate your symptoms and determine whether testing is warranted. See COVID-19 Testing for other options and more information.

Express Care Video Visits

We now offer Express Care video visits for certain conditions 7 days a week. Schedule an online visit: 800-926-8273 or MyUCSDChart.

About Express Care

Express Care is a walk-in option for children and adults. It’s ideal for common health care needs, including sore throats, ear infections and minor injuries. Wellness visits are also available. Care is provided by board-certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Learn about Express Care.

About Urgent Care

Urgent Care is for conditions that require medical care within 24 hours, but are not life- or limb-threatening. The service is available at two UC San Diego Health locations or through contracted providers across the county.

Learn about Urgent Care.

Where Should I Go?

What’s the difference between Express Care, Urgent Care and ER?