Emergency Medicine

Expert care for when you need us most

If at any point your symptoms worsen or you feel like you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room. 

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Need emergency care now? Know when and where to go.

Four E.R. locations across the Puget Sound region for emergency care you can rely on, day or night, 24/7.

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Emergency Care

Should I go to the emergency room?

If you have an illness or injury that you think may be life-threatening without immediate medical or psychiatric care, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

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Trauma Care

You’ll receive comprehensive, coordinated and specialized critical care for all major injuries at the region’s only Level 1 trauma center.

Burn Care

Verification distinguishes a burn center's capabilities of providing high quality burn care. Ours is the only verified burn center in Washington.

Heart Care

Our world-renowned care team are leading experts in cardiothoracic surgery and will help you get the care you need right away.

Stroke Care

With three stroke centers in the Seattle area, UW Medicine consistently provides the highest standard of care for all types of strokes, 24/7.

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Urgent Care

Should I go to urgent care instead?

Primary care clinic closed? Our six urgent-care clinic locations offer immediate care on a walk-in basis and extended evening and weekend hours. Urgent care can provide attention for the sudden onset of non-life-threatening problems or issues that could become worse without treatment.

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Virtual Clinic

UW Medicine Virtual Clinic

On-demand care for the whole family, from wherever you are—24/7, 365 days a year. Board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners diagnose, treat and prescribe medications over the phone or by video for a variety of minor illnesses and injuries. No appointments necessary, no hidden fees, Medicare and some insurance accepted.

$35 per visit

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