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
Allergies Urgent 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
Bronchitis Urgent 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  
Dehydration Urgent Care  
Diarrhea   Urgent Care  
Dizziness Urgent Care  
Earache and ear infection Urgent 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 bite Urgent Care  
Migraine headache     Emergency Department
Nausea Urgent Care  
Pink eye Urgent Care  
Pneumonia   Emergency Department
Poisoning   Emergency Department
Rash   Urgent Care  
Seizure   Emergency Department
Shock   Emergency Department
Sore throat   Urgent Care  
Sprain or strain Urgent Care  
Stitches Urgent Care  
Stomach pain  (mild) Urgent Care  
Stomach pain  (severe)   Emergency Department
Swallowed object   Emergency Department
Trouble breathing   Emergency Department
Urinary infection Urgent 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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