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Medical Services at UPMC Urgent Care​

UPMC Urgent Care offers many similar services as your family doctor, as well as an emergency department.

In most cases we can provide shorter wait times than an emergency department.

Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 10 locations throughout western Pennsylvania, UPMC Urgent Care is express care.

» Learn more about UPMC Urgent Care.

When to Visit Urgent Care

Of course, there are some times when it is not appropriate to visit an urgent care center, and treatment with your family doctor or at an emergency department may be more suitable.

See the table below for a breakdown of when you might visit UPMC Urgent Care, your family doctor, or the Emergency Department.

  Urgent
C​are
Family
Doctor
Emergency
Department

Illnesses and Injuries

Colds and flu

Coughs and sore throats

Earaches

Bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus infections

Asthma and allergies

Minor broken bones and simple fractures

 

Sprains and strains

Cuts and scrapes

Infections, such as pink eye and urinary tract infections

Skin conditions, such as rashes and irritations

Vomiting

Diarrhea

Abdominal pain

 

Chronic health conditions

 

 

Chest pain

 

 

Stroke

 

 

Heart attack

 

 

Shortness of breath

 

 

Severe trauma or injury

 

 

Other Health Care Services

Flu shots and immunizations

 

Physicals for sports and work

 

On-site prescriptions

*On-Site prescriptions not available at Franklin and Erie locations

   

 

 

  • Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • No appointments needed

  • Most insurances accepted

  • Free parking


The service is express.
The care is UPMC.