Walk-In Care | UnityPoint Health Grinnell Regional Medical Center

Manatt Walk-In Care

***Due to COVID-19, if you are experiencing respiratory symptoms - such as fever, nasal congestion, runny nose, cough or shortness of breath - please call the Respiratory Care Clinic at (641) 236-2424 for further instruction. The Walk-In Clinic is still available for minor injuries, burns, rashes, scrapes sprains, etc. For more information regarding hours and locations for both clinics, please click here

The Manatt Walk-In Clinic, located within the Ahrens Medical Arts Building, focuses on quick care, when you need it. We're here to treat acute, occasional care needs with the emphasis on timely, walk-in service. There is no single definition for walk-in care centers, but at UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center we are focusing our center on:

  • No appointment needed, first come – first served.
  • Non-chronic conditions.
  • Urgent care but not emergency conditions.
  • Staffing by physician assistant or physician.
  • Children six months and older.

At the Manatt Walk-In Clinic, we provide quick, convenient care so you can resolve minor medical issues without going to the emergency department or when your primary care office is closed. Our expert team is here to treat your urgent care needs.

Note: NO narcotics or other controlled substances are prescribed or refilled.

Minor Medical Situations

Minor medical illnesses included in walk-in care are:

Respiratory illnesses - Please call our Respiratory Care Clinic at (641) 236-2424 before leaving your home.

  • Chest/nasal congestion
  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throat/laryngitis
  • Mild fevers

Head, Ear and Eye Conditions

  • Pink eye/stye
  • Ear ache/infections

Skin Conditions

  • Athlete's foot
  • Cold sore
  • Bug bites
  • Rashes/itch
  • Sunburn

Stomach and Genital Urinary Conditions

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Burning during urination (yeast or bladder infections)

Minor Injuries and Other Conditions

  • Mild asthma
  • Simple burns
  • Cuts that need stitches
  • Minor sprains/strains

Walk-in care does not replace your primary care providers but serves as a bridge for care when you can't see your regular provider.

FAQs about Manatt Walk-In Clinic

Who will treat patients?

Providers are Wendi Beck, PA-C, Rebecca Dillman, PA-C, and Luke Perrin, MD. They may order diagnostic labs, x-rays and other tests from GRMC's departments, located in the adjacent hospital. The medical director is Luke Perrin, MD.

Wendi Beck, PA-C Rebecca Dillman, PA-C Luke Perrin, MD

What can I be treated for in a walk-in care clinic setting?

Our clinic is an option for those who have trouble getting an appointment with their primary provider due to work or other commitments. The walk-in care staff will also see patients who need acute care but may not have a primary care physician or office identified.

What should I expect upon arrival?

Patients wishing to see a walk-in care provider will enter the Ahrens Medical Arts Building, 202 4th Avenue, Grinnell. On the first floor, immediately as you enter the building, you will see a check in window where staff will register you. A waiting area is in the lobby. You will be seen on a first come, first serve basis. Staff will take you to an exam room where the provider will assess you and determine a treatment plan.

What forms of payment are accepted?

The Manatt Walk-In Clinic services are affordable. Payment is due at the time of service. Most insurance plans are accepted. Cash and credit cards are also accepted.

What happens after my visit?

Following a visit with a walk-in care provider, you will be referred back to your primary provider for follow up or additional testing. Your records will be available to your provider by fax. If you already see a provider affiliated with GRMC, your records will be made available to your provider electronically. If you do not have a medical home, the Manatt Walk-In Clinic staff will provide you with names of providers accepting new patients.