Urgent Care | UNM Health System | Albuquerque, New Mexico Translate

Get better, sooner. Same-day care at UNM's Urgent Carebecause sickness doesn't wait.

When to See Your Regular Provider

Urgent care is for treating minor problems that can’t wait. Please see your regular health care provider for long-term care, routine check-ups and tests, vaccinations and care for chronic conditions such as diabetes.

When to Visit the Emergency Department

Do not go to Urgent Care for medical emergencies. Call 911 or go to the emergency department right away if you experience:

  • Bad burns
  • Bleeding that won’t stop
  • Bleeding when pregnant
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain, feeling very dizzy or passing out, or seizures
  • Dehydration
  • Eye wounds
  • Feeling very weak or can’t walk
  • Head wound or severe pain in the head, stomach or belly
  • Neck or back pain after an accident
  • Poisoning or swallowing of an object
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Severe asthma attacks
  • Sexual abuse or rape
  • Trouble breathing
  • Any other serious problem that could be life or death