Scripps HealthExpress Carlsbad

COVID-19 update

If you suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call our nurse line at 888-261-8431 before coming in or use one of our virtual care options. Do not schedule online. For general guidance on COVID-19, visit cdc.gov or call the county hotline at 2-1-1.

A nurse practitioner examines a pediatric patient at Scripps HealthExpress Carlsbad, a walk-in clinic offering care for minor injuries and illnesses.
Scripps HealthExpress Carlsbad
2176 Salk Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    HealthExpress Walk-In Clinic Hours

    The walk-in clinic at Carlsbad is temporarily closed.

Adults and kids 5+

Temporary closure

Please note that HealthExpress Carlsbad is temporarily closed. You may want to visit HealthExpress Encinitas or HealthExpress Oceanside, or try Scripps virtual care. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Convenient walk-in clinic for same-day care in Carlsbad

HealthExpress convenient care clinic in Carlsbad provides care for minor illnesses and injuries, as well as select vaccinations for those 5 years and older.


Conveniently located in North County San Diego, our same-day, walk-in clinic providers care for Carlsbad neighborhoods, including Bressi Ranch, Tamarack, Poinsettia Station, La Costa, Calavera Hills and Carlsbad city center. Parking is free.


Located in Scripps Coastal Medical Center Carlsbad, Scripps HealthExpress is on the second floor. You can check in at any kiosk — but a dedicated HealthExpress check-in area is located on the first floor as you walk in. The waiting area is in West Waiting on the second floor, where you will be notified when your provider is ready to see you and shown to the exam room. 

Walk-in clinic services and payment options

Scripps HealthExpress accepts most health insurance plans, and your visit is billed as a primary care office visit (excluding sports physicals). If you are paying out-of-pocket or making a co-pay, we accept credit cards, cash and checks.

Frequently asked questions about Scripps HealthExpress

Get answers to frequently asked questions about Scripps HealthExpress walk-in clinics, including information about reserving a spot in line, getting prescriptions filled and obtaining medical records.