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Appointments required for COVID-19 testing and for patients seeking care for COVID-19 or flu-like symptoms.

SMHC Walk-In Care

We are experiencing high volumes at our Walk-In Centers. It is recommended to call in advance to determine approximate wait times to be seen.

COVID-19 booster shots are not currently available at our walk-in locations. Learn more about booster shots at MaineHealth.

Receive the Highest Quality Walk-In Care

Life doesn’t always work on a schedule. That’s why the effective, expert providers at Southern Maine Health Care are available to serve your family seven days per week. And unlike other walk-in centers, we always have specialty care providers available if needed.

Broken bones Dental pain Mild asthma Rash/skin irritation
Cold/sore throat Eye infections Minor burns Sprains/strains
Cough/congestion Ear aches Muscular back pain Urinary discomfort
COVID-19 screening Fever & flu Punctures/cuts X-ray imaging

When Do I Need Urgent Care?

The medical staff at SMHC Walk-In Care provides non-emergency care, including x-rays. We provide care without an appointment, except for COVID testing or symptoms. Our walk-in clinics are designed to offer a healthcare option basic medical services at a fraction of the cost of emergency rooms.

Urgent Care vs. ER

The difference between urgent care and emergency rooms is the severity of the health issue. In the case of life-threatening emergencies, please call 911 for your nearest local Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Life-threatening conditions include:

  • Heart Attack - Discomfort in the chest or other areas of the upper body, shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, or lightheadedness.
  • Stroke - Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms, or legs, especially on one side of the body, sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding, trouble seeing in one or both eyes, sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, sudden severe headache with no known cause.
  • Sudden Loss of Responsiveness

If you have any questions about the severity of an emergency, call 911. EMS teams can save lives in critical situations.