Conveniently located off Jefferson Street and Vista Way, easily accessible from Highway 78, Scripps Medical Center Urgent Care Jefferson offers immediate medical care for conditions that are not life-threatening. Urgent care is located on the first floor of Scripps Medical Center with a separate entrance.
Urgent care is a good option when you have an illness or injury that should be seen by a doctor within 24 hours. Common problems treated at urgent care include:
- Fever without a rash
- Vomiting or persistent diarrhea
- Abdominal pain
- Wheezing or shortness of breath
- Moderate flu-like symptoms
- Sprains and strains
- Minor injuries that may require stitches
Minor health problems — such as cold and flu, urinary tract infection and earache — can be treated at Scripps HealthExpress in the same building. Learn more about care at HealthExpress.
Virtual Care at Scripps allows you to access a provider using E-Visits and Video Visits, as well as a Symptom Checker, to Get Care Now at your convenience. View services and pricing for virtual care.
If you think you might have a serious condition — including heart attack, stroke, severe bleeding, head injury or other major trauma — call 9-1-1 immediately.
- IV hydration and IV treatments, including antibiotics
- Blood tests and basic labs
- X-rays and other imaging
- Visits with physicians and advanced practice clinicians
Scripps Medical Center Urgent Care Jefferson serves many North County Coastal and inland communities, including the Tri-City area of Oceanside, Vista and Carlsbad, Encinitas, San Marcos, Escondido, Bonsall and Fallbrook.
Plenty of free parking is available on site.