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Emergency & Urgent Care

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 Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Ambulance

Emergency Department

Call 911 or go to the Emergency Department for potentially life-threatening medical emergencies.

Emergency room entrance

The Emergency Department is in the new hospital, Building 25, on the first floor. Enter from 23rd Street.

1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco
Building 25, 1st floor

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Adult Urgent Care staff

Adult Urgent Care

For those 18 years and older in San Francisco needing same-day urgent medical care for illnesses or injuries that are not life-threatening.

Building 80 at 995 Potrero Avenue

Adult Urgent Care is on the first floor in Building 80. Enter on Potrero Avenue or 22nd Street (ADA entrance).

995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco
Building 80, 1st Floor

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  • Hours
    Mon – Fri
    8am – 8pm
    Sat, Sun & Holidays
    8am – 4pm

    Clinic will be closed from 1 – 4 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month.

Mother and child at SF Health Network clinic

Pediatric Urgent Care

For those under 18 years old in San Francisco needing same-day urgent medical care for illnesses or injuries that are not life-threatening.

Pediatric Urgent Care is in Building 5 (former in-patient hospital) on the sixth floor in unit 6M. Enter from 23rd Street.

1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco
Building 5, 6th Floor, Unit 6M

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  • Hours
    Mon, Wed – Fri
    8am – 8pm
    Tues
    9am – 8pm
    Sat, Sun, Holidays
    9am – 5pm

Call 911 If You Have a Medical Emergency.

Or go to your nearest emergency room.

Do You Need Emergency or Urgent Care?

Sometimes, it’s hard to know. Here are some examples:

Emergency – Get Care Now

  • Sudden dizziness or fainting

  • Chest pain

  • Severe injury or bleeding

  • Difficulty seeing, speaking or breathing

Urgent Care – Get Care Today

  • Cough or sore throat

  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

  • Joint and muscle pain

  • Infection

  • Asthma

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Urgent Care at the Civic Center

Tom Waddell Urgent Care

Our primary care patients can also drop in at our Civic Center clinic.

Location
50 Dr. Tom Waddell Place
(Formerly Lech Walesa Street)

Hours
Mon, Wed – Fri 8 am – 6:30 pm
Tues 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
Sat 9 am – 5 pm

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Did You Know?

Urgent Care wait times are often half as long as the Emergency Department.

Do I pay for Adult Urgent Care?

There may be a cost for Adult Urgent Care services. Medi-Cal is accepted.

Do I need an appointment for Adult Urgent Care?

No, an appointment is not needed for Adult Urgent Care. Appointments can be scheduled at your primary care clinic.

In Your Words

Doctor Campbell walking down the hallway at the hospital wearing his lab coat

“People depend on us so we wanted to build the trauma center of the future. This is it.”

Andre Campbell, MD
Professor of Surgery at UCSF
Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Surgeon at ZSFG