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Children’s Hospital Urgent Care Center, is adjacent to the Children’s Hospital Emergency Department (ED) and is staffed by the same physicians and staff who provide pediatric emergency services in Children’s Hospital.
The center serves walk-in, physician-referred, urgent-care patients, and those redirected from emergency departments who do not require emergency care.
OPEN 7-DAYS-A-WEEK, 6 P.M. – MIDNIGHT
Located on the Ground Floor of Massoud Building at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Take elevator K from the Main Lobby of Children’s and follow the signs to the registration desk.
How to determine whether to go to urgent care or to the emergency department:
Patients with the following medical conditions will be seen in the Urgent Care Center:
- Ear infection/Ear pain
- Sore throat, including Strep throat
- Influenza (flu)
- Painful urination
- Pink eye
- Allergies - reactions and seasonal
- Minor sprains, cuts, injuries
Patients with the following medical conditions should be taken to Children’s Hospital Emergency Department:
- Fever in infants less than 2 months old
- Lacerations requiring stitches
- Difficulty breathing
- Severe dehydration
- Severe allergic reactions
- Chronic medical conditions