When your child needs medical care and can't wait until your doctor's office opens, where should you go? This chart will help you know whether a visit to one of our three Urgent Care Clinics or the Emergency Department in Seattle is best. Urgent Care is not intended for emergencies, but is appropriate for minor illnesses and injuries.

Remember, if your child's illness or injury is life-threatening, call 911.

Urgent Care Clinics
Map and Directions
Bellevue, Mill Creek and Seattle: 206-987-2211
Emergency Department
Map and Directions
Seattle: 206-987-2222
AllergiesUrgent Care
Asthma attack (minor)Urgent Care
Asthma attack (severe) Emergency Department
Bleeding that won't stop Emergency Department
Broken bone (bone sticking out of skin) Emergency Department
BronchitisUrgent Care
Burn (severe) Emergency Department
Burn (minor)Urgent Care
Cast problems (wet or soiled) Emergency Department
Colds Urgent Care
Cough Urgent Care
Cut (severe) Emergency Department
Cut (minor)Urgent Care
DehydrationUrgent Care
Diarrhea Urgent Care
DizzinessUrgent Care
Earache and ear infectionUrgent Care
Fainting Emergency Department
Fever (infants less than 2 months old) Emergency Department
Fever (children over 2 months old)Urgent Care
Headache Urgent Care
Head injury (minor and without loss of consciousness)Urgent Care
Head injury Emergency Department
Insect or minor dog biteUrgent Care
Migraine headache Emergency Department
NauseaUrgent Care
Pink eyeUrgent Care
Pneumonia Emergency Department
Poisoning Emergency Department
Rash Urgent Care
Seizure Emergency Department
Shock Emergency Department
Sore throat Urgent Care
Sprain or strainUrgent Care
StitchesUrgent Care
Stomach pain (mild)Urgent Care
Stomach pain (severe) Emergency Department
Swallowed object Emergency Department
Trouble breathing Emergency Department
Urinary infectionUrgent Care
Urgent Care Clinics
Map and Directions
Bellevue, Mill Creek and Seattle: 206-987-2211
Emergency Department
Map and Directions
Seattle: 206-987-2222

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