Same-Day Care

Not feeling your best? Worried about an injury? Don't wait—UI Urgent Care and UI QuickCare can help you feel better today.

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If you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19, complete the MyChart self-checker to determine next steps:

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Visitor restrictions

Temporary restrictions apply to all UI Health Care patient care facilities, including UI QuickCare or UI Urgent Care.

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Not sure where to seek care?

Do you need care soon, quick, or right now? Learn more about our options for same-day care.

View the difference between UI QuickCare, UI Urgent Care, and the emergency room

About Same-Day Care

Sometimes your needs are a little more urgent.

UI Urgent Care offers walk-in visits and can provide access to additional care options not normally found at your traditional walk-in clinic. These include X-rays, IV fluids, and stitches.

We have UI QuickCare locations throughout Johnson County. Find an available appointment close to home or work.

Curious about UI Urgent Care and UI QuickCare? Not sure what is and isn't treated there? Explore a helpful list of frequently asked questions ahead of your visit.

Knowing how many people are ahead of you can give you an idea of how long you may have to wait. You can see how many people are in line at all of our locations before you walk in.

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Understanding Where to Seek Care

University of Iowa Health Care offers you a variety of care options, but knowing where to go for what ails you can be difficult. 

This guide can help direct you to the right location, and save you time and effort along the way.

When to Seek Quick Care

When your primary care provider isn't available, UI QuickCare can treat minor illnesses and injuries, including:

  • Cough, cold, and sore throat
  • Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting
  • Fever and flu
  • Rashes
  • Earaches
  • Insect bites
  • Eye infections
  • Minor burns
  • Bladder infections
  • Seasonal allergies

When to Seek Urgent Care

UI Urgent Care treats all of the same conditions as UI QuickCare plus:

  • Broken bones
  • Sprains and strains
  • Cuts and scrapes that require stitches
  • Dehydration that requires IV fluids

UI Urgent Care also has extended evening and weekend hours, and is open most holidays with reduced hours.

When to Seek Emergency Care

Always go to the emergency room if you have a serious or life-threatening condition.

Common Emergency Room Problems Include:

  • Head injury
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Stroke
  • Severe pain
  • Severe bleeding
  • Newborn fever
  • Chest pain
  • Major trauma
  • Abdominal pain
  • Suicidal thoughts

And remember, if a person could die or be permanently disabled, it is an emergency. Call 911 to have the emergency team come to you right away if you cannot wait.

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