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Nurse Advice Line and Urgent Care

Under the weather?

Students can call 1-800-347-8020 to receive professional medical advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Students covered by the Aetna Student Health Insurance plan can call 1-800-556-1555 or log onto 

If you are not experiencing a medical emergency, but would like a medical evaluation before the Student Health Center reopens, you may want to visit an urgent care facility to avoid a costly ER visit. 

Most urgent care facilities are able to offer the following services:

  • Strep Test
  • Flu Test
  • UTI diagnosis and treatment
  • X-rays (All Urgent Cares except CVS)
  • Evaluation of Illness and Injuries
  • Travel Vaccinations

The listed facilities participate with most major health insurance plans. The following list should be used only as a guide and is subject to change. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health benefits plan includes receiving in-network services from these facilities, please call your insurance company.

Urgent Care centers close to main campus

MedStar Prompt Care - Chevy Chase
5454 Wisconsin Ave #401, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 215-9440
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Daily
*Preregistration is available

MedStar Prompt Care – Adams Morgan
1805 Columbia Road, Washington, DC 20009
(202) 797-4960
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Daily
*Preregistration is available

GW Immediate and Primary Care: Cleveland Park
2902 Porter St NW, Washington, DC 20008
(202) 525-5287
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Weekdays
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Saturday and Sunday
*Appointment scheduling available online

Minute Clinic at CVS Tenleytown (Tenleytown neighborhood/Red Line metro/ AU Shuttle service)
4555 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016
(202) 537-1587
8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Weekdays (closed for lunch 2–3 p.m.)
9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Saturday (closed for lunch 1:00–1:30 p.m)
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday (closed for lunch 1:00–1:30 p.m.)
*Appointment scheduling available

MedStar Prompt Care - Bethesda
*Walk-in, scheduled appointments, and telehealth available
Bethesda location: 4507 Stanford St, Bethesda, MD 20815 (next to Trader Joe’s, one block North of Bradley Blvd)

If you live off campus and are experiencing a true medical emergency, please call 911.