Urgent Care

Our DaVita Medical Group Urgent Care Center offers convenient, walk-in medical care to patients of all ages. We welcome out-of-town visitors, new residents who do not yet have a doctor, and patients who simply cannot get immediate access to their primary care provider.

Journal Center Urgent Care - Check In Now

DaVita Medical Group currently operates one Urgent Care facility at our Journal Center location. With advanced services and expanded hours, our goal is to meet the needs of patients to help keep you healthy and out of the hospital.

Visit Our Urgent Care Clinic
DaVita Medical Group - Journal Center - Urgent Care
5150 Journal Center Blvd., NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 262-3233
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Holidays, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

Urgent Care Centers can treat most minor conditions that are non-life-threatening. These conditions include:

Visit an Emergency Department when you have a life-threatening health situation. These situations can include:

  • Animal bites
  • Asthma attack
  • Back pain
  • Broken bones and sprains
  • Burning with urination/UTI
  • Cuts, wounds and burns
  • Earache
  • Eye swelling, irritation or pain
  • Flu and cold symptoms
  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Rashes and skin irritations
  • Any severe pain
  • Any sudden symptom
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Fever > 100.4 in infant 0-3 months old
  • Labor and delivery
  • Loss of consciousness/Head injury
  • Seizures
  • Serious burns
  • Severe bleeding/Traumatic injury
  • Stroke

Urgent Care Information

Commonly Treated Conditions: Our Procedures Include:

  • Animal bites
  • Asthma attack
  • Back pain
  • Broken bones and sprains
  • Burning with urination/UTI
  • Cuts, wounds and burns
  • Earache
  • Eye swelling, irritation or pain
  • Flu and cold symptoms
  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Rashes and skin irritations

  • Anesthesia, local and regional block
  • Ear lavage
  • Incision/Drainage cysts, wounds
  • IV therapy
  • Minor laceration repair
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Splinting

Patient Educational Resources

  • The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM)

    AAUCM is the leading society for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners practicing Urgent Care Medicine. The organization’s website also provides patient educational materials related to Urgent Care Medicine.

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