Urgent Care in Gunnison and Crested Butte
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 in Gunnison is open seven days a week, every day of the
year. Our Urgent Care located at Mt. Crested Butte is open during the
Summer and Winter seasons. Click here for more details about the
Gunnison Valley Health Urgent Care and Mountain Clinic are connected to
our award-winning healthcare system.
Urgent Care in Gunnison:
Location: right next to the hospital in the Family Medicine Clinic building at 707
North Iowa Street Gunnison, Colorado.
Hours of operation in Gunnison:
- Monday to Friday: 10am - 8pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 12pm - 8pm
- December 24: 12pm - 5pm
- December 25: 12pm - 5pm
Mountain Clinic at Mt. Crested Butte (seasonal):
Location: 12 Snowmass Road, Mt. Crested Butte (in the Axtel building), just below
the base of the Silver Queen lift.
Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday: 9am - 5pm
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.