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Walk-In Clinics: Urgent Care and Express Care Locations

COVID-19 update: Our Express Care and Urgent Care clinics remain open with additional screening and safety precautions. If you think you may have symptoms of the coronavirus, see COVID-19 Testing and Screening.

Express Care Video Visits

We now offer Express Care video visits on weekdays for certain conditions. 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.

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?