UI Urgent Care

To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff online scheduling is temporarily on hold. If you have flu symptoms or health concerns related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) you can still schedule a video visit.

Stay up to date on the latest University of Iowa Health Care visitor screenings, restrictions, and related news.

2019 Novel Coronavirus

Help us protect patients and staff

If you have flu symptoms or health concerns related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we ask that you schedule a video visit.

Symptoms may include:

  • Fever in the last 24 hours
  • New or worsening cough
  • New or worsening sore throat
  • New or worsening shortness of breath

How to Schedule a Video Visit

If you are experiencing these symptoms please call 1-319-384-9010 or schedule a video visit through MyChart.

Learn more about video visits.

Stay up to date on 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Stay up to date and informed on all our 2019 Novel Coronavirus developments.

If you are well and have general questions about 2019 Novel Coronavirus:

Call 1-319-384-8819.

Looking for Urgent Care Near You?

You can get help for minor illnesses or injuries on short notice from UI Health Care providers. If your doctor isn’t available, or it’s outside of normal business hours, we’re here for you.

Convenient UI Urgent Care Hours Help Out in a Pinch

Our hours include evenings, weekends, and even most holidays.

UI Urgent Care will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 12. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, April 13.

Walk in and Forget the Long Wait

Before you come in, check on wait times at all of our UI Urgent Care and UI QuickCare locations. This tool estimates when you will see a provider. Other patients that need more urgent or immediate care may receive attention sooner. We appreciate your flexibility if that happens during your visit.

Same-Day Care for When You Don’t Feel Well

UI Urgent Care and UI QuickCare treat common conditions, including: 

  • Cough
  • Cold
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Earaches
  • Eye infections
  • Bladder infections
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rash or skin conditions
  • Insect bites
  • Minor burns
  • Seasonal allergies

Extra Options, Same Fast Care

Get help when you need it. You may even be able to avoid an unnecessary emergency room visit.

We Go Beyond the Typical Walk-In Clinic with:

  • X-rays
  • IV fluids
  • Stitches

Call 911 Immediately in Life-Threatening Emergencies.

You can walk in to UI Urgent Care, but it isn't appropriate for all conditions.

Seek Emergency Care in Any of the Following Situations:

  • Fever in an infant under 6 months of age
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Experiencing signs of a heart attack or stroke
  • Severe shortness of breath
  • Allergic reactions
  • Head trauma
  • Seizures
  • Poisoning (Hotline: 1-800-222-1222)
  • Broken bones that puncture the skin
  • Coughing blood
  • Vomiting blood
  • Bleeding that does not stop after 10 minutes
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Homicidal feelings

Read more about the difference between UI QuickCare, UI Urgent Care, and the emergency room.