IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Urgent Care Centers

When to go to Urgent Care?

Urgent Care provides treatment of injuries and illnesses that are not life- or limb-threatening, but need immediate attention, including:

  • Sprains, strains or contusions (deep bruises)
  • Minor lacerations
  • Mild to moderate asthma attacks
  • Ear infections
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Coughs and congestion
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Sore throats
  • Insect bites and rashes

In Affiliation with UC San Diego, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego has 3 Urgent Care locations near you:

East County - CALL: 619-713-5375

LOCATION:
5565 Grossmont Center Dr., Building 2, Suite 2
La Mesa, CA 91942 MAP

Hours:

Monday-Friday: 4 to 10 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 1 to 10 p.m.
Summer Holiday Hours: 1 to 10 p.m. (please call to confirm)
Winter holiday hours: 4 to 10 p.m. (please call to confirm)

Mid-City- CALL: 619-280-2905

LOCATION
4305 University Avenue, Suite 150
San Diego, CA 92105 MAP
Fax: 619-283-1614

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 4 to 10 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 1 to 10 p.m.
Summer Holiday Hours: 1 to 10 p.m. (please call to confirm)
Winter holiday hours: 4 to 10 p.m. (please call to confirm)

North County - CALL: 760-739-1543

LOCATION
625 W. Citracado Parkway, Suite 100
Escondido, CA 92025 MAP
Fax: 760-294-9274

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 4 to 10 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday and most major holidays: 1 to 10 p.m.
Summer Holiday Hours: 1 to 10 p.m. (please call to confirm)
Winter holiday hours: 4 to 10 p.m. (please call to confirm)

Rady Children’s is committed to providing you and your family access to our team of pediatric-trained and licensed physicians, nurses and technicians.

We realize that many urgent healthcare needs can occur after hours, when your child’s primary care provider may not be available. That’s why Rady Children’s offers pediatric urgent care services in your neighborhood.

LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES

The Sam S. and Rose Stein Emergency Care Center

The Sam S. and Rose Stein Emergency Care Center at Rady Children's is the only emergency care center in the region solely dedicated to caring for kids. The 36-bed emergency department provides care for an average 150 to 300 patients a day. Because children have unique needs, the Emergency Care Center at Rady Children's is designed and equipped exclusively for them and includes the following features:

  • Licensing as an emergency care facility offering specialized pediatric emergency service to children throughout San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties, 24 hours a day.
  • Board-certified and board-eligible pediatric emergency medicine physicians and staff who are specially trained in trauma and emergency care.
  • An assessment room, eight general exam rooms, a three-bed observation area, a two-bed trauma resuscitation room, a medical code/treatment room and a combination general exam/family support room that provide the physical environment for comprehensive emergency care.
  • Specially designed, age-appropriate equipment to handle medical emergencies involving children of all sizes.
  • Onsite X-ray equipment that provides immediate access to a full-range of diagnostic services with a quick turn-around time.
  • An on-campus helipad and Rady Children's Hospital Emergency Transport (CHET) that form the hub of the region's pediatric emergency care transportation network.
  • Immediate assessment for walk-in patients as to the severity of their injury or illness to determine the timing and degree of treatment required.
  • A prompt return to the care of the patient's primary physician.
  • Discharge instructions in both English and Spanish.
  • Interpreters, fluent in all major languages, available 24 hours a day onsite or via a special phone service.
IN AN EMERGENY, CALL 911 and ASK FOR RADY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL