If you have a minor injury or illness and need care right away, Gunnison
Valley Health’s Urgent Care is here for you. As a walk-in clinic,
our urgent care is open seven days a week, every day of the year.
Gunnison Valley Health Urgent Care is connected to our award-winning healthcare
system and is located right next to the hospital in the Family Medicine
Clinic building at 707 North Iowa Street Gunnison, Colorado.
Hours of operation:
- Monday to Friday: 10am – 8pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 12pm – 8pm
Is it urgent care or an emergency?
Urgent care: Minor injuries and illnesses that can’t wait for a doctor’s
These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered urgent. This
list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination,
and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.
- Bladder or urinary tract infections
- Insect bites and stings
- Minor asthma
- Minor injury
- Pink eye
- Poison Ivy
- Simple abscess (no packing needed)
- Simple burn
- Simple cuts, bruises or abrasions
- Simple nose bleed (no packing needed)
- Sore throat
- Strains or sprains
Emergency care examples: Severe injuries and illnesses.
These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered emergent.
This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical
examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.
- Abdominal pain
- Baby less than 2 years old with a fever
- Blood clots and DVTs
- Broken or dislocated bones
- Chest pain or chest pressure
- Coughing up or vomiting blood
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Dizziness or loss of consciousness
- Eye injuries
- Foreign body removal
- Head injury
- Heart palpitations/racing heart rate
- High blood pressure crisis (severe headache, severe anxiety, shortness
of breath, nosebleed)
- High fever or fever with rash
- Kidney stones
- Major burns
- Major wounds or bleeding that won’t stop
- Pregnancy complications
- Severe allergies
- Severe back pain
- Severe flu or pneumonia
- Severe headache
- Stroke symptoms (including sudden onset of slurred speech, impaired vision,
numbness, confusion, dizziness)
- Sudden change in vision
- Sudden or severe pain
- Sudden testicular pain or swelling
- Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or hallucinations
- Vomiting or dehydration
Call 911 immediately if someone is unconscious, having trouble breathing,
has suffered a serious injury or may be having a heart attack or stroke.