We know how important time is to you. When you have a medical problem that needs to be taken care of right away, you can’t wait. Let us help.
Should you or a loved one get sick or injured, you can avoid a long wait in a crowded, hospital emergency room if the illness or injury isn’t too severe. John Muir Health has comprehensive medical services that include urgent health care when you need it.
Our urgent care team of doctors, nurses, and support staff is dedicated to providing high-quality, compassionate care for an array of urgent, non-life threatening medical symptoms that need same-day or next-day evaluation and treatment.
Where To Go For Care
The seriousness and nature of your illness or injury determines where you should seek care. If you need help finding a doctor, contact our new patient coordinator at (925) 817-9624.
Common Medical Symptoms for Urgent Care
- Joint and muscle pain
- Abdominal pain (mild to moderate)
- Burning with urination
- Headache (mild to moderate)
- Minor trauma, accidents, strains and sprains
- Ear pain
- Sore throat and sinus pain
- Cough and fever
When to Visit Emergency Services
The following are common medical symptoms for when you should go to an emergency room:
- Difficulty in breathing
- Severe bleeding
- Chest pain or pressure
- Moderate to severe burns
- Convulsions or seizures
- Serious head, neck, or back injury
- Loss of limb or obvious broken bone
- Severe abdominal pain (fever or vomiting)
When to Visit a Primary Care Doctor
The following are common medical symptoms for when you should go to your doctor:
- Chronic pain
- Chronic disease management