Walk-In and Urgent Care at UnityPoint Clinic | Des Moines, Iowa

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

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Urgent Care - Southglen

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

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Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinics in Des Moines

It is best to contact your Primary Care Provider for your health care needs. But because we know health matters don't always occur at the most convenient times, our seven Urgent Care and Walk-in Clinics, located throughout Des Moines and the surrounding communities, are available after hours, weekends and holidays.

UnityPoint Clinic has convenient locations throughout the metropolitan area that accept walk-in patients for non-emergency situations every day of the week. Insurance co-payments are usually lower for Urgent Care visits than for ER visits, so using a walk-in clinic can save you money in addition to being more convenient. 

Save Time & Reserve Your Seat Online 

With the convenience of online check-in at UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care, you can find the relief you need at a time that's best for you. After submitting the secure online form, you will receive a confirmation text message about your upcoming visit.

Treatment Options for Urgent Care 

Urgent Care Clinics can provide medical treatment for minor illness and injuries such as: 

  • Allergies
  • Burns
  • Colds
  • Coughs
  • Cuts
  • Earaches
  • Fevers
  • Flu
  • Fractures
  • Infections
  • Sore throats
  • Sprains
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Yeast Infections

Already at the clinic?

When you arrive at the clinic, let the clinic staff know you reserved your spot online and take your seat! 

If you need an appointment time and are a walk-in patient, head to the front desk, let them know your symptoms and our patient service representatives will have you fill in the form at the kiosk. You will then have a seat in the waiting area. UnityPoint Clinic staff will call your name when ready.





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Should I schedule an appointment with my Primary Care Provider instead?

Urgent Care Clinics are for acute and urgent symptoms. If you have need or have any of the below, you may consider scheduling an appointment with your Primary Care Provider. If you do not have one, we have several providers Accepting New Patients. 

  • Physicals/Sports Physicals
  • Medicine Checks
  • Long Term Care
  • Medication Refill
  • Ongoing Symptoms (ex: Continued Back Pain)
  • Care or Treatment Planning (
  • Disease Management
  • Managing Existing Conditions (Migraines, Depression, Anxiety, Arthritis, etc.) 
  • Substance Abuse
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes and obesity
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Skin problems