Mobile Medical Unit

Scripps Wellness on Wheels

Look for the Scripps Mobile Medical Unit in a neighborhood near you. With the ability to provide patient education and community health screenings at a variety of locations throughout the county, the mobile medical unit helps Scripps improve the health of our community and reach underserved populations.

The Mobile Medical Unit is a 40-foot, bright blue motor coach designed with two examination rooms, a nurse’s station, state-of-the-art telecommunications, and interior and exterior plasma television screens for patient education.

Know your score

We offer a variety of community-based screenings and services, including:

  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Diabetes risk assessments
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) evaluations
  • Sleep apnea risk assessments

At select events only:

  • Urgent care services
  • Skin cancer screenings
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Flu vaccination clinics

Disaster preparedness and response

The mobile medical unit is equipped to be a back-up triage and communications unit for Scripps Health in case of a community disaster, such as wildfires or a bio-terrorism incident. In addition, staff can provide community education in preparation of an emergency or disaster.

Where to find us

The Mobile Medical Unit is available for employer-sponsored health screenings, education and community events. You can also find us at select Padres games. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For more information

To learn more about how you can support community outreach, including education, screenings and programs through the use of the mobile medical unit, please contact George Hayes at 858-678-6703 or