You might seek urgent care for an illness or injury that's uncomfortable but not life-threatening and does not pose a significant health risk such as:
- Cuts, scrapes and bruises
- Skin rashes, insect bites and minor burns
- Fever, colds and flu
- Sore/strep throat
- Sinus and upper respiratory infections
- Ear pain/infection
- Sudden back or neck pain
- Strains and sprains
- Urinary burning
Where to go for urgent care
Call to schedule an appointment with your regular doctor. If possible, your doctor or another member of your Medical Home team will try to see you that day.
Gundersen La Crosse Clinic (608) 782-7300
Gundersen Onalaska Clinic (608) 775-8100
If your primary care provider is unavailable or it's after regular clinic hours, go to:
Urgent Care inside Emergency Services in La Crosse
Daily 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Urgent Care inside Gundersen Onalaska Clinic
Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; weekends and holidays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NOTE: Urgent Care at Gundersen La Crosse and Onalaska Clinics are departments of Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center so hospital co-pays may apply. From 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., all patients who come to Emergency Services in La Crosse—whether they need urgent or emergency care—are charged for an emergency room visit.
Telephone Nurse Advisor
We want you to be sure you're getting the kind of care you need. The Gundersen Telephone Nurse Advisor is there to guide you if you have a sudden illness or injury. Call (608) 775-4454 or (800) 858-1050 before visiting after hours care. The Telephone Nurse Advisor will help you choose the care that best fits your needs.