Same-day care from Children’s Wisconsin

Available online and in-person

If your child needs care today, don’t delay. Children’s Wisconsin offers several safe and convenient same-day care options to treat everything from minor injuries and illnesses to emergencies. As the state’s only health care system 100% dedicated to kids, you can trust Children’s Wisconsin to provide the best and safest care for your family.

Same-day care options

Primary care

Our primary care offices may offer same-day appointments during regular clinic hours for minor illnesses and injuries.

Same-day primary care appointments are available for existing patients only. Call your Children’s Wisconsin primary care office for availability.

Online urgent care

With Children’s Online Urgent Care, you can video chat with a doctor to obtain the care and advice your child needs for many conditions, including COVID-19, all from the comfort of your home. Video visits are available 24/7 for children ages 0-17 and can be accessed through the convenience of your phone or mobile device.

Video visits are available for new or existing patients. Learn more and get started.

Walk-in urgent care clinics

Our walk-in urgent care clinics provide in-person care for minor illnesses and injuries. At each of our urgent care clinics, you can either walk in with no reservation or reserve your spot online ahead of time. All of our urgent care locations are open nights and weekends and our Kenosha location is open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Walk-in urgent care is available for new or existing patients. Learn more about our walk-in urgent care clinics.

Fracture care

Same-day fracture care is available for the diagnosis and treatment of broken bones at our clinics in Milwaukee, Delafield, Greenfield and Mequon. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Same-day fracture care is available for new or existing patients by calling our central scheduling team at (877) 607-5280. Learn more about same-day fracture care.

Emergency care

Our emergency room offers 24/7 care for more serious illnesses and injuries. Our ER is located at:

8915 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Our ER is available for new or existing patients. Get directions to our ER.

Need help deciding?

If your child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 for help now.

Use our symptom checker to help make informed decisions on what kind of care your child might need.

Children's Wisconsin's urgent care does not provide preventive care services like physicals or vaccines. Your child's primary care doctor can provide these services.

The emergency room is for more serious illnesses and injuries. Below is a general guide to help you determine whether to seek urgent care or emergency care. You can also read this blog post to learn more about how to decide between taking your child to an urgent care clinic or to the ER.

Seek urgent care for:

  • Earache or ear infections
  • Sore or strep throat
  • Sinus infections
  • Colds or flu
  • Pink eye or mild eye complaints
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Persistent cough not accompanied by breathing difficulties
  • Minor vomiting or diarrhea
  • Mild abdominal issues
  • Minor burns or cuts
  • Hives, rashes or bug bites
  • Diaper rash
  • Bruises or sprains
  • Lice, scabies or ringworm
  • Minor drug reactions
  • Minor injuries
  • Mild asthma exacerbations/mild wheezing
  • Croup

Seek emergency care for:

  • Major injuries
  • Severe pain
  • Worsening of a chronic illness or problem
  • Chest pain
  • Severe headache
  • Severe bleeding that will not stop
  • Choking
  • Poisoning
  • Altered consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Drug overdose
  • Post-operative complications
  • Injuries of the fingernails or nailbed
  • Intravenous fluids or antibiotics
  • Severe asthma exacerbations
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Evaluations for abuse or after assault

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Children’s Wisconsin has implemented changes to some of the ways our patients and families typically access our medical care and resources in the community. But rest assured, we are here for you.

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