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San Francisco has a population of over 864,000 in just 46.9 square miles of land, making it the most densely populated city in California. However, the city boasts just 15 urgent care centers and walk-in clinics with another 9 clinics within the surrounding 20 miles in areas like Oakland, Alameda and South San Francisco. The citizens of San Francisco visit urgent care facilities when they need help treating an immediate issue that may not be considered an emergency.
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There are over 30 San Francisco urgent care centers. Plus, proximity to the San Mateo, Santa Clara, Los Angeles and San Diego County, make it incredibly easy to get great medical care when and where you need it. Urgent care centers, which are part of the walk-in clinic healthcare category, are convenient for minor illnesses, injuries prescription refills and more. You can use urgent care centers for school physicals, stomach pains, ear infections, throat infections, flu shots, immunizations, burns, scrapes, bites and almost anything else you can think of! Some even offer vision tests, EKG and more sophisticated treatments. Plus, if you need a doctor's note to excuse your absence, they can often do that too.
Urgent care is great because you often pay less (with or without insurance) and wait times can be as little as 15 minutes (up to several hours during the busiest time of year).
Typically, insurance covers urgent care visits. If you have a copay, you will typically pay $25 to $100 out of pocket. But it's important to ask the center if they are an in-network provider. Uninsured patients typically pay about $200 out of pocket.
More affordable options include online clinics like PlushCare, which costs $99 out of pocket for appointments. Book an appointment here.
Most urgent care centers will prescribe medications as needed by the patient. Common prescriptions include: tamiflu, antidepressants, antibiotics, hypertension medications, thyroid medications and much more.