Urgent

Care


When illness or injury occurs, VMH Urgent Care provides quality medical care weekday evenings and weekends — without an appointment. It’s a cost-saving alternative to the hospital emergency room when your regular clinic is closed, as Urgent Care is billed at a lesser rate than emergency care and covered by most insurance programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.

If you or a loved one are feeling ill or have sustained a minor injury and shouldn’t wait to see a healthcare provider, go to VMH Urgent Care. Our patients are seen by a medical provider just steps away from the VMH Emergency Department.

If you begin to experience symptoms like fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea and/or sore throat, please call the VMH COVID-19 Nurses Line at (608) 637-4990 to seek the best route of care for you.

VMH Urgent Care

Phone: 608-637-4261

Hours:
Monday - Friday:
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday:
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Department


When is Urgent Care appropriate?

Urgent Care is for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries such as:

  • Bronchitis
  • Bruises or sprains
  • Colds or flu
  • Cuts or lacerations
  • Ear infections 
  • Hives or rashes
  • Simple fractures
  • Sore or strep throat
  • Sprains and strains
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting or diarrhea


When to immediately go to the Emergency Department

If your condition is too serious to wait, you should go to an emergency department designed to respond to life-threatening events such as:

  • Allergic drug reaction
  • Asthma
  • Back pain
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain/heart attack
  • Choking
  • COPD
  • Eye injuries
  • Fainting
  • Falls
  • High fever
  • Human and some animal bites
  • Pelvic pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe cuts or gaping wounds
  • Stroke
  • Surgery complication
  • Swallowing poison

 

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