Updated Dec. 28, 2021 — Scripps is experiencing a significant increase in call volume due to a recent rise in those who want to get tested for COVID-19. Wait times may exceed one hour or more. For additional assistance, please explore our virtual care options. We encourage you to learn more about additional testing options offered through the County.
- Regular Hours
Open 7 days a week, 8 am - 8 pm
- HealthExpress Walk-in Clinic
You can also access our walk-in clinic at this address for minor illnesses and injuries.
- Free parking
- Urgent care
- Walk-in clinic
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.
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. 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.
- 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.