Whether you can’t get in to see your primary care doctor right away, it’s after hours or it’s over the weekend, University of Missouri Health Care's Mizzou Urgent Care clinic can help.

In addition to our Mizzou Urgent Care clinic in south Columbia, we also offer care online through the MU Health Care video visits app.


Our clinic offers expert care for people of all ages and features a designated space just for kids. Get directions. We also are working on a location in west Columbia. Learn more.

Mizzou Urgent Care building

When you choose Mizzou Urgent Care, you can be confident about the level of care you’ll receive. Because we’re an academic health center, our doctors and clinicians are on the leading edge of health care. You’ll benefit from all the resources and expertise of MU Health Care — while having the added convenience of evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Our clinic is staffed by physicians, most of whom have been trained at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Our goal is to offer you the highest-quality health care with the greatest convenience. We know it can be hard to get to the doctor, so we do all we can to make it easy for you.

Reasons to visit urgent care

Our urgent care doctors treat conditions that aren’t life-threatening but still need care right away, such as:

  • Allergies
  • Animal bites
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis and pneumonia
  • COVID-19 testing
  • Cuts and burns
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Eye concerns
  • Fever
  • Flu and cough
  • Joint and muscle injuries
  • Minor head injuries
  • Non-severe bleeding
  • Rashes and skin infections
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Sinus infection
  • MSHSAA sports physical — $30 at time of service. (Fill out form prior to appointment.)
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Work-related injuries

We also offer imaging (such as X-rays) and lab services (such as blood tests). You can also get breathing treatments and services for asthma and respiratory infections.

If you have a serious or life-threatening condition, call 911 for emergency care.

COVID-19 Testing

If you experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you can go to Mizzou Urgent Care for evaluation, testing and treatment of symptoms.

If you are unsure whether you need testing, you can be evaluated in a virtual visit. If a test is needed, you can come to Urgent Care for testing.

If you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain and vomiting, you should go to the University Hospital Emergency Department.

Choose the right level of care