Prompt Urgent Care in Medford and Reading Without the Wait
From rashes to stitches to fractured bones, it’s good to know our urgent care providers deliver exactly what you need.
Our two convenient locations in Medford and Reading offer community access to expert urgent care services. We are open days, evenings, weekends and holidays and care for patients of all ages from children to adults. No appointment is necessary, just walk in!
Urgent care is available for non-emergency conditions, such as:
- back and muscle pains
- cold symptoms
- congested, stuffed or runny nose
- cuts and lacerations
- ear infections
- flu symptoms
- fractures and dislocations
- minor burns
- playground injuries
- seasonal allergies
- sinus infections
- sore throats
- sports injuries
- urinary tract infection (UTI)
Our experienced emergency-medicine staff can bandage, stitch and X-ray without a trip to the emergency room, right in urgent care. We’re also experts at helping you feel better when you have a sore throat, runny nose, cough, sinus pain or earache.
If you or a loved one is experiencing a life-threatening situation such as a traumatic accident, stroke or heart attack (including chest pain), please call 911 immediately. Don’t wait. Time matters!
What Makes Us Different
Not all urgent care is the same. Our services are provided by emergency-medicine staff and backed by all the resources that come with being part of a comprehensive health system. This includes direct or teleconferencing access to emergency department physicians, if needed.
You do not need to be a MelroseWakefield Healthcare patient, but if you are, we will have easy access to your medical records and will send your doctor a report of your visit.
Our own radiologists read all X-rays and share results quickly. We provide care for simple fractures and dislocations, but if you have a severe or traumatic injury please visit an emergency location.
We can perform X-rays of the:
If you are diagnosed with a simple fracture or dislocation, we will provide care with a bandage, sling, splint or Ortho-Glass® splint (a splint used before casting). Plus, as a part of a comprehensive health system, we will connect you with your doctor, orthopedist or specialist for any needed follow-up care.
Clinical Affiliation with PhysicianOne Urgent Care
MelroseWakefield Healthcare and Tufts Medical Center are now partnering with PhysicianOne Urgent Care to provide referral services. Patients who visit a PhysicianOne Urgent Care center in Chestnut Hill, Waltham, Westwood or Medford and need follow-up services or help connecting to a primary care physician or specialist, will be referred to a provider affiliated with MelroseWakefield Healthcare, including at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford, MelroseWakefield Hospital, or with Tufts Medical Center Community Care locally; or to Tufts Medical Center if needed.