Call 911 If You Have a Medical Emergency.
Or go to your nearest emergency room.
Emergency and urgent care for adults, children, and teens. And the only Level 1 Trauma Center serving San Francisco and northern San Mateo County.
Emergency & Urgent Care at ZSFG
Adult Urgent Care
For those 18 years and older with an injury or illness requiring immediate care, but not an emergency.
995 Potrero Avenue
Building 80, 1st Floor, on the main campus
Mon – Fri
8am – 8pm
Sat, Sun & Holidays
8am – 4pm
Clinic will be closed from 1pm – 4pm first Wednesday of each month.
Note: Clinic may close earlier if capacity is reached. Come at the beginning of session to schedule an appointment.
Do You Need Emergency or Urgent Care?
Sometimes, it’s hard to know. Here are some examples.
Emergency – Get Care Now
- Severe chest pain
- Loss of consciousness
- Fever in newborn
- Protruding bone fracture
- Uncontrollable bleeding
- Gunshot wound
- Severe burn
- Vision loss
- Homicidal thoughts
Urgent Care – Get Care Today
- Accident or fall
- Minor broken bone
- Breathing difficulty
- Deep cut
- Bad vomiting or diarrhea
- Urinary tract infection
- Flu or fever
Still not sure?
Call 628 206 8000 for help.
ZSFG Trauma Center
The only Level 1 Trauma Center in San Francisco and San Mateo
Since 1968, we’ve been the sole Level 1 Trauma Center in the city, with:
- 3,900 adults & children treated for traumatic injuries annually
- 24-hour trauma care
- Trauma surgeons and specialists available at all times
- The country’s first acute hospital to be certified for Traumatic Brain Injury care
Our updated facility now has:
- 6 new trauma suites
- 2 new CT scanners
- 13 operating rooms just steps away
- 58-bed Emergency Department that doubles in capacity in a disaster
Check out Creating the ‘Trauma Center of the Future,’ excerpted from the San Francisco Chronicle.
Before You Go To Urgent Care
Are You a Primary Care Patient?
If so, call your clinic first. They may be able to help.
During regular business hours
Call your clinic to speak with our Nurse Advice Line. The nurse may schedule you with an appointment at your clinic or with a provider over the telephone.
6M Children’s Health Center calls will be transferred to a clinic provider who can help.
When your clinic is closed
Call and your call will be transferred to an after-hours service. An on-call doctor may be available to speak with you.