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Walk-in Center

If you are experiencing a minor illness, trust the Mount Auburn Hospital Walk-in Center to get you back on the road to recovery. Conveniently located off the Needham Lobby, you do not need an appointment to be seen by our Board Certified Physicians and Registered Nurses who will provide care for your non-life threatening illness and injuries.

Conditions We Treat

If you are an adult age 13 and older we will treat you for the following illnesses and injuries. Some of the most acute conditions we treat include:

  • Coughs and colds
  • Back and neck pain, joint pain, body aches
  • Minor fractures and injuries including XRAY
  • Rash, skin infections and insect bites
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Urinary tract infections and sexually transmitted illnesses

Hours of Operation

You can visit the Walk-in Center 7 days a week from 8:00 am until 7:30 pm.
Registration opens for the Walk-in Center at 7:45 am in the O’Neill Admitting department located in the Needham Lobby. Our staff begins to see patients at 8:00 am. Final registration for the day is at 7:30 pm, after which all urgent care will be handled in the Emergency Department.

The Walk-in Center is open on the following holidays from 8:00 am with the first registration at 7:45 am, and closes at 3:30 pm.

  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Eve
  • Christmas Eve

The Walk-in Center is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.

In an Emergency Call 911

If you are undergoing a potential medical emergency including any of the following symptoms:

  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Signs of a stroke 
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Multiple injuries
  • Bleeding that will not stop
  • Coughing blood
  • Vomiting
  • Bleeding from the rectum
  • Severe burns
  • Pregnancy-related emergency

Call 911 immediately or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

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