Convenient Care

If you are experiencing severe symptoms and/or a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Visit Olmsted Medical Center’s walk-in locations around Rochester for your urgent, everyday medical needs, from common illnesses to minor injuries. With our Acute Care and FastCare, you have plenty of options to feel better without an expensive trip to the emergency room.

FastCare, Acute Care, or Emergency Room?

Unsure of where you should go for care? Explore the options for your urgent medical care—none of which require an appointment.

Note about Billing for FastCare and Acute Care:

Acute Care is billed as a regular office visit while Fast Care is billed as convenience care.  Patients are encouraged to contact their insurance company with questions regarding their coverage.


You don’t need to be an Olmsted Medical Center patient to take advantage of this quality care option. Learn more about FastCare services and wait times.

Acute Care

Feeling ill or injured? Choose walk-in Acute Care for help with your urgent healthcare needs at a higher level than FastCare clinics. You’ll find lab and radiology services if you need them. Explore Acute Care services, locations, and wait times.

Emergency Room

If your injury or illness is severe or life-threatening, count on our emergency team to help. Learn more about our emergency medicine services.

Still not Sure Where to Go?

This handy chart can help you decide which of our options is best for you. View a PDF of the chart below.

What We Treat


Acute Care



Allergic reactions/allergies (Minor)

Animal/insect bites

Back pain

Colds/flu symptoms including fever, cough, sore throat, and earache

Cold sores



Lab tests for strep, influenza, and mono (extra charges apply)

Minor burns and rashes (eczema, poison ivy/oak, athletes foot, sunburn, etc.)

Mononucleosis (mono)

Scrapes, cuts, and lacerations (including stitches)

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) checks and gynecological problems

Sinus infection

Skin infections including impetigo and ringworm

Sore throat

Stitch removal

Stomach aches

Sprains and strains


Vomiting and diarrhea

Work Comp injuries—initial care