Urgent Care That Will Change How You Think About ERs

Urgent Care that will change how you think about ERs

At Kaiser Permanente, we want to make sure you get the care you need in an urgent situation. You want care that’s top notch, convenient, and accessible anytime, day or night. With our integrated system of care and award-winning physicians1 available 24/7, we make that happen.

When you visit one of our Advanced Urgent Care or Urgent Care centers, you’re treated by a board-certified emergency medicine, family medicine, or internal medicine physician who has access to your complete electronic medical record. Those details at our fingertips help us make an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan, helping you feel better soon.

Call 800-777-7904 (TTY 711), start an e-visit on kp.org, or visit one of our Advanced Urgent Care or Urgent Care centers if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms or conditions:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Breathing trouble
  • Broken bones
  • Deep cuts
  • Flu- or cold-like symptoms
  • Rash or skin infections
  • Sprains and strains
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or nausea

 

Advanced Urgent Care—an option for even more serious health concerns

Urgent health issues can arise at any time. Normally these situations might mean a trip to the ER, but you have a more convenient and affordable option: Kaiser Permanente Advanced Urgent Care.

Advanced Urgent Care Centers

At Advanced Urgent Care centers, top physicians are there for you, 24 hours a day, every day of the year. That means 24/7 availability of advanced imaging (such as CT, ultrasound. or MRI), full laboratory, and pharmacy services. Advanced Urgent Care also offers an observation unit where patients can be monitored for up to 24 hours and access to on-call specialists for either virtual or in-person consultations. Our Advanced Urgent Care Centers can administer IV medications, do blood transfusions, perform stress tests, and more.

Advanced Urgent Care is located at these Kaiser Permanente medical centers:

Maryland

  • Gaithersburg Medical Center
  • Largo Medical Center
  • South Baltimore County Medical Center

Virginia

  • Tysons Corner Medical Center
  • Woodbridge Medical Center

Washington, D.C.

  • Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center

 

Urgent Care centers

In addition to our 24/7 Advanced Urgent Care centers, you have access to our eight Urgent Care clinics, where you can get care for minor issues like fever, sore throat, sprains, cuts, sinus infections, UTIs, and earaches and get evaluated to see if transfer to an Advanced Urgent Care Center or hospital is needed. These centers are equipped with X-rays, laboratories, and pharmacies on site. Kaiser Permanente Urgent Care is open nights, weekends, and holidays—call 800-777-7904 (TTY 711) for specific hours—at these locations:

Maryland

  • Kaiser Permanente Baltimore Harbor Medical Center
  • Kensington Medical Center
  • White Marsh Medical Center
  • Woodlawn Medical Center

Virginia

  • Camp Springs Medical Center
  • Fredericksburg Medical Center
  • Manassas Medical Center
  • Reston Medical Center

If you think you are having emergency medical condition,2 call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room immediately.

 

When you need care right away, we’re here for you. For more information, visit kp.org/urgentcare/mas.

 

1 Permanente physicians are recognized as Top Doctors in Washingtonian magazine (2019), Northern Virginia Magazine (2019), Baltimore magazine (2019), and Washington Consumers’ CHECKBOOK magazine (2018).

2An emergency medical condition is one that, in the absence of immediate medical attention, may result in (1) placing the health of the individual (or, with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman or her unborn child) in serious jeopardy, (2) serious impairment to bodily functions, or (3) serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or parts.