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Urgent & Emergency Services

Find the Avera emergency room or location where you and your loved ones can receive care. Call 911 if you're experiencing chest pain.

Find an Emergency Room Near You

Avera has a network of 32 emergency rooms in the region. Using this interactive map, find the location nearest you.

Urgent Care or Emergency Room?

Do you or your loved ones need immediate attention for an illness or injury—or can you wait to see your regular doctor tomorrow? If you’re unsure, start with urgent care. Once they determine the severity of your condition, they’ll arrange for emergency care, if needed.

Urgent Care

Also called acute care, ready care, quick care, walk-in clinic and other names, urgent care clinics remain open past normal business hours and:

  • Offer medical care for non-life-threatening conditions such as sore throat, ear infection, minor injury, muscle sprain or strain and more
  • Provide staffing by physicians, physician assistants (PAs) or certified nurse practitioners (CNPs)
  • May offer X-ray and laboratory services on site

For health conditions when you typically see your regular doctor, choose urgent care after business hours. But remember—urgent care is not a substitute for your primary care provider. These locations don’t offer routine immunizations, wellness check-ups, medication refills, assistance filling out forms for chronic conditions, advanced imaging such as CT or MRI scans, intravenous (IV) fluids or critical care for heart attack, stroke or major trauma.

AveraNow

See an Avera provider within minutes from the comfort of your home with the AveraNow app for your smartphone, tablet or computer. Or visit an AveraNow clinic at selected Hy-Vee locations in Sioux Falls, SD.

Emergency Services

For life-threatening health problems or something you feel needs immediate attention, choose the hospital emergency room nearest you.

Learn more about urgent or after-hours care vs. emergency care.

Looking for After-Hours Care?

Get medical care after business hours at one of Avera's urgent care clinics, at your local Avera facility or through 24/7 virtual video visits using AveraNow.

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