Walk-in Services

Essentia Health offers walk-in services for a wide range of medical needs—no appointment needed. Your choice of care depends on where you live and the severity of your condition. We provide three levels of care within our walk-in services—basic, intermediate, and advanced.

If you have severe or life-threatening symptoms, call 911 or seek emergency care.

Types of Walk-in Services:

Convenient Care

Basic Care | Get care for minor illnesses and injuries that do not need X-rays or lab tests that require a blood draw. Care is provided by nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Hours vary by location.

Learn more about our convenient care services and locations.

Walk-in Care

Intermediate Care | Get care for illnesses and injuries that are not life-threatening but may need X-rays and/or lab tests that require a blood draw. Care is provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Hours vary by location.

Learn more about our walk-in care services and locations.

Urgent Care

Intermediate Care | Get care for illnesses and injuries that are not life-threatening but may need X-rays and/or lab tests that require a blood draw. Care is provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Hours vary by location.

Learn more about our urgent care services and locations.

Orthopedic Urgent Care (Duluth, MN)

Intermediate Care | Get care for sprains, strains, or broken bones (no bones sticking out of skin). Care is provided by doctors and physician assistants. This service is currently only offered in Duluth, MN.

Learn more about our orthopedic urgent care services and locations.

Emergency Medicine

Advanced Care | Get care for serious or life-threatening illnesses and injuries that require immediate attention. Care is provided by doctors and a team of medical professionals. This service is available 24/7 at Essentia Health hospitals.

Learn more about our emergency medicine services and locations.

Find Walk-in Services Near You

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