Get urgent care services

To get care today, ask your primary care clinic for a same-day appointment or go to an urgent care location.

What to do

Call 911 if you have a medical emergency or go to your nearest emergency room.

Ask your clinic for a same-day appointment

If you are a primary care patient and your situation is not life-threatening, call your clinic first. They may be able to see you today.

SF Health Network Call Center

You will be redirected to your clinic when you call this number.


Visit an urgent care location

Visit one of our two locations to get same-day care for illnesses or injuries that are not life-threatening:

ZSFG Urgent Care Clinic 

Located at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Building 5

Adult urgent care

  • For ages 18 years and older
  • Go to the 1st floor, Unit 1E 

Children and teens

  • For those under 18 years of age
  • Go to the 6th floor, Unit 6M

Tom Waddell Urgent Care

555 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Special cases

Do I need emergency or urgent care?

Do I need emergency or urgent care?

Emergency: Get care now

  • Sudden dizziness or fainting
  • Chest pain
  • Severe injury or bleeding
  • Difficulty seeing, speaking or breathing

Urgent Care: Get care today

  • Cough or sore throat
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Infection
  • Asthma

Do I need an appointment?

Do I need an appointment?

No appointment is not needed for adult urgent care.

We recommend that you try to schedule a same-day appointment at your primary care clinic first, if you are not having an emergency. 

When you call your clinic

When you call your clinic

During regular business hours

Your primary care clinic can give you advice or to make a same-day appointment. You might get care for:

  • General sickness or non-life threatening infection
  • Managing chronic illnesses
  • Referrals for a specialist
  • Hospital follow-ups
  • Annual physicals

Calls to 6M Children’s Health Center will be transferred to a clinic provider who can help.

When your clinic is closed

Call and your call will be transferred to an after-hours service.

An on-call doctor may be available to speak with you.

Get help


ZSFG Front Desk

Call if you need help and have questions about getting urgent care.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital - Learning Center

1001 Potrero Ave.
Building 30, 2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mon to Fri, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

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To visit:

  • drop-in during open hours
  • make an appointment

Maria X Martinez Health Resource Center

555 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Mon to Tue, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Wed, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Thu to Sat, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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Last updated March 24, 2023