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Nurse Advice Line and Urgent Care

Under the weather?

Use our free 24/7 nurse line!

Call 833-381-8545 for professional medical advice at any time. Available to all AU students.

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
8 am to 8 pm Everyday
*Preregistration is available

MedStar Prompt Care – Adams Morgan
1805 Columbia Road, Washington, DC 20009
8 am to 8 pm Everyday
*Preregistration is available

GW Immediate and Primary Care: Cleveland Park
2902 Porter St NW, Washington, DC 20008
8 am to 8 pm Weekdays
8 am to 6 pm 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
8:30 am to 7:30 pm Weekdays (closed for lunch 2 pm to 3 pm)
9:00 am to 5:30 pm Saturday (closed for lunch 1-1:30pm)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm Sunday (closed for lunch 1-1:30pm)
*Appointment scheduling available

Righttime Medical Care
*Walk-in, scheduled appointments, and telehealth available
Bethesda location: 4507 Stanford St, Bethesda, MD 20815 (next to Trader Joe’s, 1 block North of Bradley Blvd)

Silver Spring location: 20 University Blvd East, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (at 4 Corners Intersection)

Rockville location: 12220 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Urgent Care Centers all open 7am-11pm, 7 days a week.

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