When you have an issue like a broken bone or a severe cough, you should choose the right level of care for your condition. Choosing the correct care can save you time and money, and get you on the path toward better health in a convenient, effective way.

At University of Missouri Health Care, we offer multiple levels of care to help you. Please read the information below to learn about all of the options. If you're still unsure which level of care is right for you, check out our Symptom Checker.

Video Visits

Looking for a faster, easier way to see a doctor? With video visits, you can see a provider anytime from your smartphone, tablet or computer. It is easy to use, private, and secure. It’s free to enroll, and visits cost $49.

Video visits are great for when your primary care provider’s office is closed, you’re too busy to see someone in person or even when you’re traveling.

What can doctors treat with video visits?

  • Cold/flu
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Sinus infection
  • Pink eye
  • Ear infection
  • Migraines

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Quick Care

Mizzou Quick Care is a fast, convenient way to get care for common health issues. Quick Care locations treat patients 2 years or older. MU Health Care nurse practitioners and physician assistants at these locations treat:

  • Cold, cough
  • Congestion
  • Sinus pain
  • Allergies
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Ear pain
  • Urinary tract infection (female and transgender male only)
  • Insect bites, spider bites, ticks
  • Head lice
  • Eye irritation
  • Pink eye
  • Simple rashes
  • MSHSAA sports physicals
  • Camp physicals (must bring in form)
  • Adult tetanus booster
  • Flu vaccination (seasonal)

X-ray, lab, breathing treatments and procedures NOT available.

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Urgent Care

Mizzou Urgent Care, 551 E Southampton Dr, treats immediate, but not life-threatening health care issues in people of all ages. Pediatric Urgent Care, 404 N Keene St, treats children (ages newborn to 17) with the same conditions.

Experienced physicians at these locations commonly treat:

  • Joint or muscle injuries
  • Cuts and burns
  • Minor head injuries
  • Rashes and skin infections
  • Animal bites
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Asthma
  • Non-severe bleeding
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Work-related injuries
  • Fever
  • Flu and cough
  • Sinus infections
  • Sore throat
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Eye concerns
  • Allergies

You can receive imaging and lab services at these locations, as well as breathing treatments.

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Emergency Care

MU Health Care's emergency departments care for severe and life-threatening conditions. Our specially trained emergency medicine doctors treat:

  • Chest pain or suspected heart attack
  • Potential stroke symptoms (e.g. blurred vision or slurred speech)
  • Complex or multiple medical complaints (e.g. chest pain and shortness of breath)
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Serious broken bones (such as leg or arm)
  • Severe or worsening abdominal pain
  • Uncontrolled nausea or vomiting
  • Choking
  • Di­fficulty breathing
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Drug overdose
  • Possible poisoning
  • Head injury or severe headaches

The emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You should always call 9-1-1 in case of an emergency. Adults should seek care at University Hospital ER, and children should seek care at Women's and Children's Hospital ER.

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