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Scripps HealthExpress Hillcrest

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 or call the county hotline at 2-1-1. HealthExpress is not currently administering COVID-19 vaccines as part of our services for walk-in care. Please read the latest updates about vaccine distribution at Scripps.

A mother and her son check-in at ScrippsHealth Express Hillcrest, illustrating the first step patients take when arriving at the walk-in clinic for same-day care.
Scripps HealthExpress Hillcrest
501 Washington Street
Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92103
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    HealthExpress Walk-In Clinic Hours

    Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm

    Sat - Sun: 8 am - 5 pm

    Holidays: 8 am - 5 pm

Adults and kids 5+

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

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

Scripps HealthExpress Hillcrest is a walk-in clinic for minor illnesses and injuries, as well as select vaccinations. Located near the corner of Washington Street and Fifth Avenue, our providers offer same-day care for a number of communities near downtown San Diego, including Hillcrest, University Heights, Mission Hills, North Park and Bankers Hill.

The clinic is available in the early mornings, during business hours, in the evenings and on weekends. Parking in the underground structure is free with validation from HealthExpress.

HealthExpress is located inside Scripps Coastal Medical Center Hillcrest on the sixth floor inside suite 600. There is a dedicated check-in area. However, self check-in is also available at the kiosks located right outside the elevator. 

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.