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Emergency Services

We know you may have concerns about going to a hospital or medical facility with COVID-19 still in our communities. But, there are many diseases and conditions that need to be cared for right away, to avoid complications that could permanently affect your health.

When to Go

There are some conditions that may come on suddenly and which require emergency care. If you or a loved one experiences these symptoms, do not wait as your condition may become life-threatening. Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Speech difficulty (slurred speech, unable to speak, hard to understand)
  • Sudden, severe headache
  • Facial drooping
  • Arm weakness
  • Vision loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Sudden dizziness
  • Sudden confusion
  • Numbness or tingling sensations
  • Sudden or worsening rash
  • Severe dental pain or facial swelling
  • Abdominal pain in lower right belly or below navel that moves lower
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe nausea and vomiting
  • Inability to bear weight on foot, ankle or leg, sudden arm or leg deformity following a fall or blow, bone protruding from skin
  • Severe bleeding
  • Severe burn
  • Severe back, neck or head injury

If you are not sure whether your symptoms mean you need emergency care, please call 911.

Where to Go

Concord Medical Center
2540 East St., Concord, CA 94520
Emergency Services: (925) 674-2333

Childbirth services not offered at our Concord location. 

Walnut Creek Medical Center
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Emergency Services: (925) 939-5800


Our emergency services departments are in direct contact with paramedics on their way to the hospital, helping to ensure the most timely and complete care possible when you arrive.

Urgent Care for Non-Emergencies

Visit one of our Urgent Care Centers if you have mild to moderate symptoms such as:

  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Rash
  • Abdominal pain (mild to moderate)
  • Urination concerns
  • Headache (mild to moderate)
  • Minor cuts
  • Ear pain
  • Sore throat and sinus pain
  • Cough and fever