UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Fort Dodge)
Open daily, 7 days a week, including holidays, UnityPoint Clinic - Express, a Trinity Regional Medical Center Rural Health Clinic, treats non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses. When you need urgent care, reserve your spot online below or walk-in. If you still have questions, learn more about Where to Go For Care in the Fort Dodge area.
Before you seek care, know:
Where to Go for Care
What to Expect at Urgent Care
- Read our where to go for care guide.
- During the week (Monday – Friday), check with your primary care provider before going to a walk-in clinic.
- During the weekend or after normal business hours, please consider Virtual Urgent Care.
- If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the emergency room.
If you must wait for care, please be patient. Our team is working hard to best serve you. Before you leave home, check current location wait time estimates and, if available, reserve your spot online.
During the weekend or after normal business hours, please consider Virtual Urgent Care.
COVID-19 Testing Options
Click the COVID-19 testing button below to determine the appropriate testing option before you seek care. Our emergency departments, walk-in clinics and Express locations DO NOT offer walk-in COVID-19 testing. A provider will see you for your symptoms and determine if a test is needed.
Reserve Your Spot Online
Check in online at our Fort Dodge Express location below and we'll reserve your place in line, allowing you or your family to comfortably wait at home – or wherever is convenient – until your estimated visit time. Walk-in patients are still welcome.
* The specific time you sign up for is only an estimate. Many factors affect when you will actually be seen including the number of patients in the clinic and the varying degrees of illnesses.
Walk-In Care, Open 365 Days a Year!
With our Express model, you'll receive high-quality urgent care for all ages with extended hours and a goal of door-to-door service in 30 minutes or less. On-site prescriptions are also available to eliminate the need for an extra visit to a pharmacy. Our Fort Dodge location gives you convenient walk-in care close to home – no appointment necessary!
Illnesses and Injuries Treated at Express Clinics
If you have life-threatening health needs, call 911 and go to UnityPoint Health Trinity Emergency Room immediately. Express clinics are best used when your primary care provider is not available and you have a health need that is urgent but not life-threatening, such as:
- Cough, cold, flu and sore throat
- Ear ache, ear pain and ear infections
- Infections, UTIs
- Rashes or minor allergic reactions
- Minor cuts or stitches
- Broken bones
- Muscle aches and sprains
- Minor burns
- Nausea, dizziness or vomiting
- Fever without convulsion
- Neck or back pain
For less serious medical issues, such as flu shots, physicals, medication refills or to leave a message for your primary care doctor, you can access your My UnityPoint patient portal 24/7!
Virtual Care - Virtual care is available when you need it, wherever you are with providers who can diagnose, recommend treatment and prescribe medication by secure video 24/7.
Emergency Department - UnityPoint Health - Trinity Regional Medical Center is a Level III trauma center with emergency services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
Primary Care – Primary Care is best used for non-urgent care like school/sport physicals, managing existing health conditions, ongoing symptoms and long-term care.
All other health services - Our network of health care experts includes 27 clinics, a regional medical center, care at home and a care center for mental health, all working together with the goal of keeping you healthy.