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Scripps Medical Center Urgent Care Jefferson

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.

An outside view of the urgent care door to the Scripps Medical Center Jefferson Urgent Care.
Scripps Medical Center Urgent Care Jefferson
2205 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
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    Urgent Care

    Daily: 8 am - 8 pm

    HealthExpress Walk-in Clinic

    You can also access our walk-in clinic at this address for minor illnesses and injuries.

Scripps urgent care in San Diego’s North County

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.

Scripps Coastal Medical Center Urgent Care Vista is open and safe. Face masks are required, and companions should wait outside. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call 888-261-8431 first.

What urgent care symptoms do we treat?

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
  • Dehydration
  • 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. View services and waitlist for walk-in clinic.

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.

Our urgent care services

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.