Emergency and Urgent Care

Emergency Care

In a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or your local emergency number. If you are unable to do so, ask someone to call for you or to take you to the nearest emergency care facility. You may go to any hospital in your area for emergency care. Use emergency care for sudden, unexpected medical conditions that, in the reasonable judgment of a prudent layperson, would endanger a person's life or seriously harm the person's health if not treated immediately.

Urgent Care

Urgent care is for conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate, serious threat to your health or life.

Find an Urgent Care Location
To get help finding urgent care near you, call the Consulting Nurse Service. The nurse will listen to your concerns and direct you to the most appropriate care.

Or search our provider directory for urgent care. Select your health plan provider network to find locations near you that are part of your plan.

Urgent care search

Additional Providers
For Access PPO, Alliant Plus, Connect, Options, and Options PPO plan members, additional preferred providers, including out-of-state providers, are available through our regional and national networks.

Group Health Medical Centers
In the Puget Sound area, any Group Health member can go to one of our five Group Health clinics for urgent care:

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