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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 ZSFG

Ambulance

Emergency Department

For potentially life-threatening medical emergencies – like a heart attack or head injury.

Emergency room entrance

1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco
(Enter on 22nd Street)

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Adult Urgent Care

For those 18 years and older with an injury or illness requiring immediate care, but not an emergency.

Building 80 at 995 Potrero Avenue

995 Potrero Avenue
Building 80, 1st Floor, on the main campus

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  • Hours
    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.

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Pediatric Urgent Care

For those under 18 years with an injury or illness requiring immediate care, but not an emergency.

Building 80 at 995 Potrero Avenue

995 Potrero Avenue
Building 80, 1st Floor, on the main campus

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  • Hours
    Mon, Wed – Fri
    8am – 10pm
    Tues
    9am – 10pm
    Sat & Sun
    12pm – 8pm

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
  • Poisoning
  • 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.

Call 911 If You Have a Medical Emergency.

Or go to your nearest emergency room.

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We can help during a mental health crisis.

Crisis Services
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 8am – 6:30pm
Tues 11:30am – 6:30pm
Sat 9am – 5pm

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Did You Know?

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

In Your Words

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“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