Are you confused about when to call your primary care provider, or go to the ER after hours, or on the weekend?
Here are some tips to help you:
- If you are unsure about your medical problem, call your primary care practice first.
- A nurse or doctor is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your call.
- The nurse or doctor will listen to your concern and help you decide to:
- Go directly to the Emergency Room
- Be seen in clinic that day, even if it’s the weekend!
- Be seen in clinic in a few days
- Manage safely at home
When to go to the Emergency Room
If you have an emergency and/or have been in a serious accident, call an ambulance, or go directly to the Emergency Room.
Visit Our Weekend Clinics
There is a Weekend Clinic for all UVM Medical Center Adult Primary Care, Family Medicine, and Pediatric Primary Care practices:
- 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington (corner of Prospect & Pearl Streets, formerly known as University Health Center and before that DeGoesbriand Hospital)
- Open Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Call your provider’s office anytime over the weekend to make an acute visit
- Adult Primary Care Burlington (802) 847-4531
- Adult Primary Care Essex (802) 847-8354
- Adult Primary Care South Burlington (802) 847-4714
- Adult Primary Care Williston (802) 847-1470
- Family Medicine Berlin (802) 225-7000
- Family Medicine Colchester (802) 847-2055
- Family Medicine Hinesburg (802) 847-7400
- Family Medicine Milton (802) 847-4322
- Family Medicine South Burlington (802) 847-8500
- Pediatric Primary Care Burlington (802) 847-4696
- Pediatric Primary Care Williston (802) 847-1440
Family medicine providers manage cuts, scrapes, bumps, bruises, sprains, and even fractures. Call your clinic to see if you can be treated there and save yourself a trip to Urgent Care or the Emergency Room.