Why Choose Us?
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Urgent Care offers a faster, convenient and more economical alternative to going to a hospital emergency room. Our board-certified pediatricians, family medicine physicians and internists treat minor, non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries.
Open seven days a week/365 days a year
Our Urgent Care Centers in San Carlos, Fremont, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Santa Cruz (Main Office) are open seven days a week, 365 days a year including holidays. Our Centers in Santa Cruz (West Side Office), Scotts Valley and Watsonville are open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
We offer care to PAMF and non-PAMF patients, including insured patients and uninsured patients, who wish to pay for services with cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. We accept most insurance plans.
Visits do not require a physician referral.
What conditions are treated?
- Accidents and falls
- Sprains and broken bones
- Back problems
- Breathing difficulties
- Severe abdominal pain
- Bleeding/cuts—not bleeding a lot but requiring stitches
- High fever
- Vomiting, diarrhea or dehydration
- Severe sore throat or cough
- Mild to moderate asthma