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Medical Services at UPMC Urgent Care​

UPMC Urgent Care offers many similar services as your family doctor, as well as an emergency department.

In most cases we can provide shorter wait times than an emergency department.

Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 10 locations throughout western Pennsylvania, UPMC Urgent Care is express care.

» Learn more about UPMC Urgent Care.

When to Visit Urgent Care

Of course, there are some times when it is not appropriate to visit an urgent care center, and treatment with your family doctor or at an emergency department may be more suitable.

See the table below for a breakdown of when you might visit UPMC Urgent Care, your family doctor, or the Emergency Department.


Illnesses and Injuries

Colds and flu

Coughs and sore throats


Bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus infections

Asthma and allergies

Minor broken bones and simple fractures


Sprains and strains

Cuts and scrapes

Infections, such as pink eye and urinary tract infections

Skin conditions, such as rashes and irritations



Abdominal pain


Chronic health conditions



Chest pain






Heart attack



Shortness of breath



Severe trauma or injury



Other Health Care Services

Flu shots and immunizations


Physicals for sports and work

*Department of Transportation
physicals may have to be scheduled


On-site prescriptions

*On-Site prescriptions not available at Franklin and Erie locations

UPMC Urgent Care
  • Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • No appointments needed

  • Most insurances accepted

  • Free parking

The service is express.
The care is UPMC.