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

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

01 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Adult Respiratory Illness

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

03 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

Closed Patients
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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

06 Patients
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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

03 Patients
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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Closed Patients
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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

09 Patients
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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

Closed Patients
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Safe Care, Your Way

Des Moines Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinics

We understand that illnesses and injuries don't always happen during regular business hours. That's why we offer convenient care through our UnityPoint walk-in clinics in Des Moines and the surrounding Central Iowa area in addition to virtual care anytime. Our urgent care clinics accept walk-in patients for non-emergency situations every day of the week, after hours and on holidays.

Fourth of July Hours 

The following walk-in clinics will be open on Saturday, July 4th for your convenience:

  • UnityPoint Clinic - Express at Jordan Creek | Open daily, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • UnityPoint Clinic - Express in Waukee | Open daily, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Urgent Care Southglen | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Urgent Care Ankeny | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Reserve Your Spot Online

With the convenience of online check-in at UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care and UnityPoint Clinic - Express 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.

Reserve your spot:

UnityPoint Clinic – Express at Jordan Creek

UnityPoint Clinic – Express at Waukee

Urgent Care - Southglen

Urgent Care - Ankeny

Urgent Care - Lakeview

Urgent Care - Altoona

Urgent Care - Ingersoll: This clinic is now an Adult and Pediatric Respiratory Illness Clinic. If you have symptoms that include fever, cough, and/or difficulty breathing, and you have had contact with a person with COVID-19 OR have traveled to an impacted COVID-19 country in the last month, we encourage you to call your primary care provider first for assessment, before calling UnityPoint Clinic Adult and Pediatric Respiratory Illness Clinic. You need an appointment to visit this clinic.

CLOSED (Temporarily): Urgent Care - Merle Hay 


*A given time is not a set appointment and you may have to wait after your projected time.

See a doctor anytime, anywhere from a computer, smartphone or tablet with UnityPoint Health Virtual Care. The cost of an Urgent Care visit is $39 or less, depending on your insurance. This service provides treatment for conditions like sinus infections, rashes, urinary tract infections, allergies and other illnesses. If your provider writes a prescription, it's automatically sent to the pharmacy of your choice.

Start A Virtual Visit

UnityPoint Clinic – Express

UnityPoint Clinic - Express is a new walk-in clinic focusing on a time-saving health care experience for people of all ages. This new model of care is a concierge service with a goal of door-to-door service in around 30 minutes. A medical professional will greet you upon entering the clinic and remain with you throughout the visit. On-site prescription medications are also available to help eliminate the need for an extra visit to a pharmacy. Experience a more convenient and personalized care option for you and your loved ones today.

UnityPoint Clinic - Express is walk-in care that is open 365 days, all holidays and from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. each and every day.

UnityPoint Clinic – Express at Jordan Creek

UnityPoint Clinic – Express at Waukee

When to Get Urgent Care or Express Care

Urgent care includes walk-in clinics and virtual care. Both care options treat minor medical problems and injuries that are not life-threatening, but need the attention of a health care provider. These are not an alternative to the emergency room, but offer the ability to get care without an appointment for all patient ages. Check the list of common treatment options below or visit our where to go for care page for more information. 

Please note: Flu shots and physicals and/or sports physicals need to be scheduled with your primary care provider.

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


*If you are experiencing chest pain or shortness of breath, please go to the Emergency Department or call 911 immediately. For less serious medical issues, such as physicals, medication refills or to leave a message for your primary care doctor, you can access your My UnityPoint patient portal 24/7!

Additional Ways to Get Care

Virtual Care

Emergency Care

Primary Care

All Other Health Services

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