Do you need medical care today, but you can’t get in with your regular Open Door provider?

Open Door is pleased to announce walk-in services for non-life threatening medical issues!

What: Open Door Acute Care Center (ACC) for walk-in appointments for established Open Door patients

Who: for all established Open Door patients.  We cannot accept anyone who is not already a patient of Open Door.

Where: 2412 Buhne Street, Eureka, CA 95501 | 707.443.4666 phone

When: 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday (closed for lunch 12:00PM – 1:00 PM)

What: Walk-in health center (no appointment needed) for established patients

Morning appointments accepted before 11:15 AM

Afternoon appointments accepted before 4:15 PM

The ACC serves the following acute issues:

  • Cough, chest, or sinus congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Earache/ear pain
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Diarrhea/constipation
  • Headache/migraine
  • Pinkeye
  • Eye injury
  • Asthma or COPD flare up
  • Wounds/minor injury
  • Abscess or other infection
  • Lice, scabies, ringworm, or rash
  • STD testing
  • UTI or yeast infection
  • Back or joint pain, less than 2 weeks

Important Notes:

  • Appointments are made on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Wait times can be up to 2 hours.
  • Come in early, as schedules fill up quickly. We open to pts at 8 am and 1 pm.   You can call ahead to see if our schedule is full at (707) 443-4666.

The Acute Care Center cannot see patients for work related injury or illness, sports physicals, or medication refills of any kind. 

We cannot treat life-threatening conditions. If you have any of the following, please call 911 or proceed to the Emergency Department nearest you:

  • Chest pain or heart palpitations
  • Acute psychiatric changes including suicidal ideation
  • Severe abdominal pain, active internal bleeding (throwing up blood or black stool)
  • External bleeding, uncontrolled bleeding or bleeding/ spotting with possible pregnancy
  • Poisoning
  • Car accident/physical trauma (assault/major fall)
  • Suspected (child, sexual, or elder) abuse
  • Neurological changes including stroke, recent loss of consciousness, decreased level of consciousness (unusually sleepy, listless, “out of it” confused, hard to wake, not acting normal) and seizures