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Prompt Urgent Care in Without the Wait

From rashes to stitches to fractured bones, it’s good to know our urgent care providers deliver exactly what you need.

COVID-19 Testing

At this time we are not performing travel COVID-19 testing. Please note that Urgent Care and the drive-up testing are NOT walk-in testing sites.

Patients seeking testing for any reason should contact their physician. If it is determined by your physician that testing is required, a test will be scheduled. Testing is performed with a physician order and appointment only.

Patients with symptoms or injury can come/walk-in to Urgent Care for evaluation and care.

Questions About COVID-19

If you are experiencing any of the following criteria, please call your primary care provider for further guidance:

  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • known exposure to someone with COVID-19
  • have recently traveled to areas with COVID-19

Reserve a Time

Urgent Care in Medford offers community access to expert urgent care services. We are open seven days, evenings, weekends, and holidays and care for patients of all ages from children to adults. No appointment is necessary, just walk in!

Our urgent care is staffed by the same highly skilled providers that treat patients at the MelroseWakefield Hospital Emergency Department.

Save time by reserving a spot before you visit our urgent care in Medford.

RESERVE A TIME

Please note: this is not a confirmed appointment, but it does hold your spot in the wait queue.

 

What We Treat

Urgent care is available for non-emergency conditions, such as:

  • allergic reactions*
  • allergies
  • asthma*
  • back pain
  • cold
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • earache
  • fever
  • flu
  • infections
  • joint pain
  • mild skin conditions/rashes
  • minor bone fractures
  • minor burns
  • minor head trauma
  • muscle pain
  • sore throat
  • sprains and strains
  • stitches
  • urinary discomfort
  • X-rays

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.

On-Site X-Rays

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 the closest emergency department.

We can perform X-rays of the:

  • ankle
  • arm
  • chest/lungs
  • foot
  • hand
  • leg
  • ribs
  • wrist

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.

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