Urgent Care That Is Close to Home

At Sugar House Health Center, we provide high-quality urgent care to your neighborhood because we understand that sickness doesn’t always happen between 8 to 5. With our services closer to home for our patients, we have even eliminated the need to travel to a hospital far away for urgent care. We’re open all day — plus weekends and evenings—when you need care right away for an illness or injury that isn’t life-threatening. No appointment is necessary! All you need to do is walk in.

Locations & Hours

We are located at:
1280 E. Stringham Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(Just off I-80 and 1300 East)

Our front desk staff at the center will be available to guide you where to go. 


365 days a year
7 days a week
9 am to 9 pm

Insurance Coverage

Most insurance plans typically bill urgent care visits like a regular primary care visit. 

Find Out More about the Insurance Plans We Accept

Urgent Care Services

  • Flu and fever
  • Sore throat
  • Earaches
  • Nausea
  • Rashes and allergic reactions
  • Animal and insect bites
  • Sprains and minor bone fractures
  • Minor cuts that need stitches
  • Urinary tract/bladder infections

Types of Testing We Offer

We do not perform lab work in urgent care. However, we do offer the following tests for our patients:

  • Glucose,
  • HCG (pregnancy),
  • Urinalysis (UA),
  • Strep, and
  • Flu.

We will also conduct X-rays, if needed.

Our Virtual Urgent Care Program

We now offer medical consultations with a University of Utah Health urgent care provider without ever leaving your couch. To speak to our providers online, all you need is:

  • a tablet,
  • computer, or
  • phone, and
  • an Internet connection. 

During the virtual visit, one of our urgent care providers will help you understand your symptoms and develop a treatment plan. Patients of any age can start a Virtual Urgent Care visit for a range of non-life-threatening conditions.

Learn How to Start a Virtual Urgent Care Visit

Should I Go to Urgent Care or the ER?

When an emergency strikes, make sure you know where to go for care. This checklist is a quick guide for common emergencies. If the situation is life threatening, call 911 or go to the emergency room. (Download printable version of this chart.)

header left-column-3 Abdominal Pain If pain is severe, go to the ER. Allergic reaction that causes difficulty swallowing (or call 911) Animal or insect bites Asthma attack (mild) Asthma attack (severe) (or call 911) Broken bone For penetrating or foreign body,go to the ER. Burns If severe, go to the ER. Chest pain (severe) (or call 911) Concussion If loss of consciousness, go to the ER. Coughs Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting If vomiting blood, go to the ER. Dizziness If you are over the age of 65,go to the ER. Eye irritation or redness For penetrating or foreign body,go to the ER.
header 2 right-column-3 Fever If very young infant or adult has fever of 105-plus degrees, go to the ER. Headache If severe, go to the ER. Minor wounds/laceration If uncontrolled bleeding, go to the ER. Newborn Follow-up, jaundice, feeding difficulties,rash, or congestion. Numbness in arm or leg, difficultyspeaking, face drooping Pregnant + minor symptoms If you have bleeding or abdominal pain, go to the ER. Rashes Seizure (without an epilepsy diagnosis) Sinus pain Shortness of breath If severe, go to the ER or call 911. Sore Throat If child, go to urgent care. Sprained ankle Urinary tract/bladder infections

Complimentary Services & Resources

To make your appointment more convenient, we also offer:

  • free child care (child care not available temporarily),
  • free wifi, and
  • furniture with electrical outlets so you can charge your devices.