pediatric services

Walk-in Care

Need a healthcare provider right away? You can get same-day care for minor illnesses and injuries at our convenient UCI Health locations.

No appointment is needed for our walk-in care locations in Orange and Irvine, where our highly trained nurse practitioners provide immediate care for patients ages 2 and up.

We also offer after-hours care weekday evenings and weekends in our Santa Ana and Tustin locations.

UC Irvine Medical Center — Orange

Hours (except holidays*):

  • Monday through Friday — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 3, Building 29, Orange 92868
Phone: 714-456-2277
Parking: $2 per day with validation

*Walk-in care at Pavilion 3 is closed on all major holidays, including Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas days.

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Gottschalk Medical Plaza — Irvine

Hours (except holidays*):

  • Monday through Friday — 8 to 11:40 a.m. and 1 to 4:40 p.m.

Location: 1 Medical Plaza Drive, Irvine 92697 (on the UC Irvine campus near California Avenue and Academy Way)
Phone: 949-824-8600
Parking: Free

*Gottschalk Medical Plaza is closed on all major holidays, including Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas days.

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These clinical locations generally have lower co-pays than an emergency room, and patients can be seen faster.

We strive to provide you and your children with the exceptional healthcare you expect from a leading university medical center — at times and places that meet your needs.

UCI Health accepts most major insurance plans, including PPO, HMO, Medicare and private health plans. We also accept cash payments. To verify whether your insurance is accepted, call 714-456-7004.

Come see us for all minor illnesses and injuries, including:

  • Bites and minor burns
  • Cold, fever and flu symptoms
  • Conjunctivitis and other eye irritations
  • Ear aches and headaches
  • Mild breathing difficulty or mild asthma
  • Mild cuts and abrasions
  • Minor wounds, splinters and lacerations
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sinus infections
  • Skin rashes and infections
  • Sprains, strains and minor fractures
  • Strep throat
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Urinary tract infections

If you or a loved one need immediate care for a life-threatening condition, call 9-1-1.

Experienced providers

Treatment is delivered by highly trained UCI Health nurse practitioners who are backed by the advanced technologies and research expertise of Orange County's only academic health system, should additional care be needed.

In addition, our electronic medical records system ensures that your medical history is at our fingertips, allowing for seamless coordination with your primary care physician. 

By providing appropriate treatment for patients who need immediate care, walk-in and urgent care services allow emergency departments to concentrate on the most serious cases.

No appointment is needed for after-hours care in the evenings, on weekends and most holidays at our Family Health Center in Santa Ana and at our urgent care clinic in Tustin.

UCI Health Family Health Center — Santa Ana 

Hours

  • Monday through Friday — 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturdays — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: 800 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: 657-282-6355

Our highly trained nurse practitioners provide immediate care for patients ages 2 and up.

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UCI Health — Tustin

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday — 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Weekends and most holidays — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: 1451 Irvine Blvd., Tustin 92780 (at Red Hill Avenue and Irvine Boulevard)
Phone: 714-838-8878
Parking: Free

Our experienced physicians offer immediate care for patients of all ages, including infants.

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UCI Health emergency medicine specialists provide care for serious medical conditions, including:

  • Life-threatening injuries
  • Chest pain
  • Heart palpitations
  • Head injuries
  • Loss of vision
  • Severe burns
  • Unexplained seizures
  • Vaginal bleeding while pregnant
  • Fevers with rash
  • Unexplained intense headaches
  • Severe abdominal pain

By providing appropriate treatment for patients who need immediate care for minor illnesses and injuries, our urgent care and walk-in care services allow our emergency department to concentrate on the most serious and life-threatening cases.