Is Your Child Sick or Injured? All Day, After Hours and Weekend Walk In Care Available.

Norwalk Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 9:00 pm*

Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm*

Saturday/Sundays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm*

*we stop registering patients 15 min before we close

Ridgefield: CALL 203-431-8400

We ACCEPT the ALL major health insurance plans, including Husky.

 

Please call your health plan for further verification.

Norwalk Office

Ridgefield Office

Serving the communities of Norwalk, Wilton, Westport, Fairfield, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Redding, Weston, Darien, Stamford and Greenwich.

Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult After Hours and Walk-ins all day.

Pediatric & Adolescent Urgent Care by pediatricians and pediatric specialists right at The Center for Advanced Pediatrics. Walk-in urgent care is available in both our Norwalk & Ridgefield Offices. We have extended hours 7 days a week/365 days a year in at least one of our offices.

 

Urgent Care is for NEW EMERGENT PROBLEMS AND INJURIES. Please remember that for chronic problems or issues better addressed by your regular doctor, we always recommend making an appointment.

 

DO NOT USE IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS. CALL 911 or GO TO NEAREST EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT.

 

The majority of insurance plans are accepted including Medicaid and Husky plans. Please check with your insurance company on benefits prior to coming in. If you visit us after hours and/or on a weekend there is a charge that is covered by most insurance plans but if not, will be the responsibility of the patient.  Again, check with your insurance plan about after hours care coverage.

Should You Come In?

List of Reasons to be seen in the ER-->

List of Reasons to go to Urgent Care  -->

Knowing whether to go to the ER, come to Urgi-KIDS or call your primary care office can be tricky. Check the lists below or use the following resource to help you, when in doubt come in or call or if a true life threatening EMERGENCY call 911 and/or go to the nearest Emergency Department.

 

Check out the resources to right from the Children's Hospital of Colorado and AAP's Healthy Children Website with information on many of the questions parents have about a sick or injured child.

 

Illnesses/Injuries/Conditions to be seen in an Emergency Department:

Top Reasons for ER Visit:

 

  • Chest Pain or Tightness
  • Complicated Bone Breaks and Fractures (Bone Showing through Skin)
  • Fainting, Sudden Dizziness, Loss of Consciousness, Very Bad Headache
  • Rape and Sexual Assault, Alcohol or Drug Overdose
  • Seizures
  • Severe Abdominal (or Lower Abdominal) Pain
  • Shortness of Breath (Asthma Attack, COPD, CHF)
  • Severe and Sudden Allergic Reaction
  • Sudden Numbness or Paralysis
  • Sudden Change or Loss of Vision
  • Sudden Change or Confusion in Mental Status
  • Severe Burns
  • Suicidal or Homicidal Feelings
  • Uncontrolled Bleeding, Severe or Persisting Vomiting or Diarrhea

Top Reasons for Urgent Care Visit:

 

  • Abscesses ("boils")
  • Allergies (not anaphylaxis - an allergic reaction that involved difficulty breathing, lip swelling etc.)
  • Breaks and Fractures (Uncomplicated/Simple or Suspected Breaks or Fractures, Bone Not Showing through Skin)
  • Bumps and Bruises
  • Cold and Flu
  • Cuts and Lacerations
  • Earaches
  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Pink Eye
  • Ran out of Inhaler and have Mild Wheezing
  • Rashes
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Strep Throat
  • Urinary Tract Infection

Illnesses/Injuries/Conditions to be seen at Urgent Care Center:

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