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Urgent care

What is urgent care?

Urgent care is for health issues that need treatment right away, but aren’t life threatening. This includes minor issues like colds, stomach pain, and small cuts.

You can see an urgent care doctor without an appointment. Most urgent care centers are open days, nights, weekends, and even holidays. You should go to urgent care when you can’t wait to see your regular doctor, but don’t need to go to an emergency room (ER).

You should plan ahead. It’s best to know where the urgent care centers are near your home and work.

Urgent care at the Culinary Health Center

You can get urgent care the Culinary Health Center. The urgent care is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can expect to get the best care as fast as possible there. No appointments are needed.

There’s no copay for urgent care at the Culinary Health Center.

Culinary Health Center

650 North Nellis Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89110

Telephone: 702-790-8000

Map showing 650 North Nellis Boulevard

Don’t go to the Culinary Health Center for work-related injuries. If you’re hurt at work, your employer has a list of doctors you can go to. A doctor from this list can handle your care.

When should I go to urgent care?

You should go to urgent care for non-life-threatening issues. Some examples are:

  • Accidents and falls
  • Coughs and colds
  • Headaches and dizziness
  • Sprains and strains
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Minor cuts and burns
  • Allergies and asthma

Why should I go to an urgent care center and not an emergency room?

Emergency rooms are for life-threatening health issues such as heart attacks, strokes, and major cuts that need surgery. Urgent care is for less serious health problems like a sore throat, back pain, or headaches. Urgent care usually takes less time and costs less than an emergency room.

How much will it cost?

There is no copay if you go to the Culinary Health Center for urgent care. It’s $40 to use other urgent care centers.

Type of visit Your copay
Urgent care at the Culinary Health Center No copay
Other urgent care centers $40 copay