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 UC Irvine 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.

UC Irvine Medical Center — Orange

Hours: Monday through Friday — 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m., except holidays
              (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day)
Location: 101 The City Drive South, Pavilion III, Building 29, Orange 92868
Phone: 714-456-2277
Parking: $2 per day with validation

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 Gottschalk Medical Plaza — Irvine

Hours (except holidays*):

  • Monday and Friday — 1 to 4:40 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday — 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 Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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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.

UC Irvine 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
  • 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 UC Irvine Health nurse practitioners who are backed by the advanced technologies and research expertise of Orange County's only university medical center, 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.

We also offer after-hours care in the evenings, on weekends and most holidays at our UC Irvine Health urgent care clinic in Tustin, where experienced physicians offer immediate care for patients of all ages, including infants.

UC Irvine 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

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UC Irvine 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.