From ear pain to ankle sprains, minor medical conditions can crop up at any time. When they do, you can get fast, excellent treatment without an appointment at one of Mercyhealth's urgent care clinics.
When to choose urgent care
If you think you have a serious or life-threatening emergency, you should call 911 or visit the emergency room. But if your condition isn’t an emergency, visit one of our urgent care clinics. You can often get care more quickly and for a lower cost at urgent care than at the ER.
Here are some of the conditions we treat:
- Cut or puncture wound needing stitching
- Ear pain
- Headache or fever
- Minor allergic reaction
- Minor eye irritation
- Minor neck or back pain
- Minor or small burn
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation
- Sinus trouble, runny nose, sore/strep throat or cough
- Skin rash, itch or sunburn
- Sprain or pulled muscle
- Suture removal or wound check
Skip the waiting room with InQuicker
Claiming your spot in line at a Mercyhealth urgent care clinic is made easy with the help of InQuicker, our free online scheduling system.
Just choose a facility, select a treatment time, fill out the info form, and sit back and relax until it's time for your appointment!
Important: For a life-threatening emergency call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room immediately.
Who should use this service?
This service is for non-life- and non-limb-threatening conditions only.
You should NOT use this service if you have a condition and/or illness that includes symptoms such as:
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Severe abdominal pain
- Dizziness, weakness, vision disturbance or severe headaches
- Fever lasting more than four days
- Or, if the patient is:
- Under 3 months of age
- In need of psychiatric care
- Has Sickle cell disease
A nurse may call you to verify that the illness is appropriate for this service. You may be directed to call 911 or to go to the nearest emergency room immediately.
Patients using the emergency room and who sign up online may receive a phone call from a nurse acknowledging that we received your request and verifying that the illness is appropriate for this service. Anyone who has symptoms suggesting an illness or condition that may be life and/or limb threatening will be directed to call 911 or to go to the nearest emergency room immediately.