Pediatric Urgent Care

For Children from Birth Through Age 25

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When your child’s pediatrician is unavailable, Duke offers board-certified pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners at select Duke Health urgent care clinics to treat your children when they experience a minor illness or injury. Pediatric urgent care is available to treat children from birth through age 25. If your child is experiencing a life-threatening illness or injury, call 911.

In-Person Care

  • We encourage you to use On My Way. We don’t offer urgent care reservations by phone but you can use the online tool to check estimated wait times at Duke Urgent Care clinics across the Triangle. Select the location that meets your needs, and reserve your spot. Walk-ins are always welcome.
  • Most Duke urgent care centers are open from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Scroll down to view wait times, pick a clinic, and use the On My Way tool.

Virtual Care

Our Locations

Duke Health offers locations throughout the Triangle. Find one near you.

Pediatric Urgent Care Provider On-Site

Our pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners treat routine, minor illness, and injuries including:

  • Sprains, strains, broken bones, and other orthopaedic injuries
  • Cuts, scrapes, and wounds that require stitches
  • Flu and flu symptoms, including fever and vomiting
  • Burn and wound care
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Allergic reactions
  • Sore throat and strep throat
  • Sinus infections and respiratory infections

Receive a Physical Exam and Vaccinations
Our pediatric providers perform:

  • Sports physicals and physical exams for camps and college
  • Some vaccines and immunizations, including annual flu shots, tetanus shots, and some boosters

Additional Pediatric Services

  • Blood and urine tests
  • Prescriptions and refills
  • Medical equipment for injuries, such as crutches

Please contact your child’s primary care provider for well child visits and full-service pediatric care.

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Sign Up for My Duke Health

Our secure website makes it easy for you to schedule appointments, pay your bills, and send a message to your doctor’s office when you have non-urgent medical needs. If you would like to sign-up for My Duke Health, you need an activation code. To receive one, you can call us at 919-620-4555, ask your doctor at your next appointment, or request an activation code by visiting this page and clicking the Sign-Up Online button.

More Reasons to Choose Duke Pediatric Urgent Care

On-Site Labs and X-Ray Services
Every Duke urgent care center has on-site laboratory and X-ray services to diagnose, treat, and manage urgent medical conditions and minor trauma.

Access to Duke Pediatricians and Family Medicine Providers
If your child does not already have a pediatrician, our pediatricians and family medicine practitioners are available at our general pediatric and primary care clinics. They are located throughout the Triangle.

If Your Child Needs Pediatric Specialty Care
Because we are a nationally ranked medical center, we can refer you to pediatric specialists who have access to the latest research, technology, and medical advances, many of which are discovered at Duke Health.

Schedule a Virtual Visit

Virtual visits with a Duke provider are scheduled at least one hour in advance. A My Duke Health account is required. 

Virtual Urgent Care After Hours

Duke Health Anywhere is a virtual urgent care option for Duke patients, non-Duke patients, and people without a My Duke Health account. It is available 24/7, no appointment is needed. If you are a Duke patient, It is a good option when Duke Virtual Urgent Care is not open or when a convenient appointment is not available. Visits cost $59. Insurance is not accepted.

This page was medically reviewed on 06/30/2023