Urgent Care

Apple Valley Medical Center

Medical Center located in Apple Valley, MN

Illness doesn’t always occur at the most convenient time. That’s why you can access the Apple Valley Medical Center’s Urgent Care from 7 am to 11 pm, 365 days a year – even on holidays. No appointments are ever needed. Our Urgent Care providers have access to full-service laboratory and X-ray technology during all open hours, and there is always a physician on site. Our providers treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries, but remember… if you believe your injury is life-threatening, call 911.

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365-DAY URGENT CARE | 7 AM – 11 PM 

 

If you are experiencing symptoms associated with a medical emergency, such as a heart attack or stroke, call 911.

 

What it is

Urgent care treats you and your loved one – baby, child or adult – for most of the same non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries you would see your primary care provider for, on a walk-in basis. You do not need to be an Allina Health patient to be seen at urgent care.

 

Good for treating

Go to urgent care for non-life-threatening illness, infection or injury, such as:

  • abdominal pain
  • allergies
  • asthma or breathing trouble
  • back pain
  • burn, frostbite, sunburn
  • cough, cold, or flu symptoms
  • cut or bruise
  • dehydration
  • diarrhea
  • ear pain
  • eye irritation or i njury, or minor changes in vision
  • fever
  • migraine and headache
  • pink eye
  • rash
  • respiratory infection
  • sinus infection
  • skin infection
  • sprain or bone break
  • sore throat
  • urinary tract infection
  • vomiting

 

What to expect

Your wait time may vary based on the number of patients and the severity of their care needs. This means if someone comes in after you with a more serious problem, they may be seen before you. When you arrive, the front desk staff will let you know your estimated wait time.

Walk ins are always welcome. We’ll always to our best to see you quickly!

All major health plans are accepted. Your insurance provider will be able to tell you your copayment, what is and isn’t covered under your plan, and how much you will be responsible for paying out-of-pocket.

Apple Valley does not currently have access to the Allina Health electronic health records or the On My Way. This is coming Fall of 2020!

 

Good to Know

You may find yourself in situations where you are unsure where to go for health care. Here is a basic rule of thumb to help you decide the right place to get care. Go to:

  • the nearest emergency department ED or call 911 if you have any signs or symptoms of a life-threatening condition - emergency departments are open 24/7
  • urgent care for non-life threatening illness, infection or injury, when your clinic is closed or you can't get a convenient appointment
  • Everyday Clinics for a less expensive option for the treatment of minor illness, injury or skin issues
  • primary care clinic for scheduled appointments including physicals (annual, sports and return to work), preventive care, ongoing care and treatment for chronic conditions
  • Everyday Online a less expensive option for the treatment of a variety of common everyday conditions virtually, when you don’t want to travel to a health care setting or you can't get a convenient appointment

If you are already an Allina Health patient, our urgent care providers will be able to access your health record. Your Allina Health primary care provider will be kept up-to-date on the urgent care received via your electronic health record.

 

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