Need to see someone right away for acute care issues? MedHelp has provided Urgent Care in Birmingham since 1982, and our dedicated providers are here for you 7 days a week.
Urgent Care treatment
Our Urgent Care clinics should be able to treat 90% of patients going to the emergency room. While we can’t treat strokes, heart attacks, or patients who have been in automobile accidents, we can treat many ailments at our urgent care clinics, including but not limited to the list below.
Common Reasons to Visit Our Urgent Care Clinic
|Fever||Vomiting||Sore throat||Sinus infections|
|Asthma attack||Infections||Abdominal pain||Earache|
|Insect bites||Chest pain||Migraine headaches|
Urgent Care FAQ
We offer drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at each of our five clinic locations. A telehealth visit is required before testing. Click here to find out more about COVID testing at MedHelp.
Just make an appointment at your preferred clinic location. Click here to learn more about MedHelp Primary Care.
You should immediately go to the nearest Emergency Room.
Our urgent care clinic fees vary, but they are significantly lower than a visit to the emergency room. If you have insurance, the total charges will be determined based on your insurance provider’s policy regarding urgent care and the level of care you receive during your visit with us. If you have further questions, please contact your insurance company.
Insurance isn’t required to visit MedHelp, and we have reasonable self-pay fees for those without insurance. Feel free to contact us for estimated cost information. Payment is required at the time of service.
MedHelp Urgent Care is usually far more affordable than a visit to the emergency room. Specific charges will depend on your co-pay and the level of care you receive during your visit.
We have on-site X-ray capabilities, so we’re able to diagnose fractures and then splint or cast them during your visit. Our X-rays are read by a Board Certified Radiologist. We can also provide you with a copy of your X-rays on a CD for you to bring to your orthopedic physician for a follow-up appointment.
No, walk-ins are always welcome at each of our five Birmingham urgent care clinics.
If you are seen by one of our providers, we can provide a doctor’s note or excuse of absence upon request.
We can stitch up minor injuries. If you are bleeding profusely, or if the bleeding will not stop, immediately go to the ER.
We have a CLIA certified, in-house laboratory for blood testing.
We can perform a variety of physicals at MedHelp. Walk-ins are welcome!
We have on-site X-ray machines, ultrasounds, and other diagnostics. We do not offer MRI services. Learn more about our diagnostic capabilities here.
We have five convenient urgent care locations in the Birmingham area. Walk-ins are always welcome. Rapid testing for COVID-19 is now available.