Walk-in Care

Essentia Health Walk-in Cares offer an intermediate level of 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 may be provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants. Walk-in Care is available in Fargo and Jamestown, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Detroit Lakes, and Park Rapids, Minnesota. Hours vary by location and you don’t need an appointment.

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

Walk-in Care Services

Minor Acute (Short-term) Illnesses or Pain

  • Asthma flare-ups
  • Bladder infections or urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Bronchitis
  • Cold, cough, or flu
  • Constipation
  • Ear complaints or infections
  • Fever
  • Gastrointestinal illness (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, painful gas)
  • Headache or migraine
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Mononucleosis (mono)
  • Pink eye
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Sinus issues
  • Sore or strep throat
  • Tooth infection
  • Wound care

Minor Injuries

  • Cat scratches or bites
  • Dog bites
  • Eye injury
  • Musculoskeletal injuries (sprains, strains, pulled muscles, or suspected broken bones, like in the arm, leg, or hand)

Minor Tests & Procedures

  • Ear wax removal
  • Foreign object removal
  • Minor tear or rugged cut in skin needing cleaning and/or stitches
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Stitch or staple removal

Skin Conditions

  • Athlete’s foot
  • Cold sores
  • Fingernail or toenail infection
  • Head lice
  • Impetigo
  • Insect bites
  • Minor burns, including sunburns
  • Poison ivy rash
  • Scabies
  • Skin infections
  • Swimmer’s itch

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