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Immediate Care Services

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When you need fast, convenient care

When the unexpected happens and you need somewhere to go for fast, urgent care, head to NMC Health Immediate Care in Newton, KS.

Our healthcare team can help with minor emergencies, illness and other conditions when your doctor’s office is closed or you are unable to wait for an appointment. 

At NMC Health Immediate Care, we offer same-day visits without having to make an appointment. Our goal is to offer affordable healthcare and an alternative to ER visits when you’re not faced with an emergency situation.

Our walk-in clinic is open after hours and on the weekends. 

NMC Health Immediate Care only sees children ages 6 months+. 

If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or visit the NMC Health Medical Center Emergency Department.

Walk-ins welcome, no appointment needed

Our walk-in clinic is open after hours and on the weekends to provide you with excellent medical care when your doctor might not be available.

When you go to the NMC Health Immediate Care clinic, you can expect the same attention to care as though you were going to your doctor’s office.

Immediate care clinics are not emergency rooms. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or head to NMC Health Medical Center Emergency Department.

To be seen at NMC Health Immediate Care – Newton clinic, simply show up with your valid ID and insurance information. You can also pay for services out of pocket.

NMC Health Immediate Care accepts most insurances and your co-pay applies. Prices may vary depending on your insurance plan and deductible.

If you’re uninsured or prefer to pay out of pocket, we offer services at affordable cash-pay prices through a partnership with MDsave. A $75 co-pay applies.

What we treat

At our Immediate Care clinic, we treat non life-threatening conditions including:

  • Flu/cold symptoms
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Bug bites and stings
  • Spider bites
  • Ear aches and eye infections
  • Cuts, bruises, and minor burns
  • Rashes
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Migraines
  • Tooth pain
  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

COVID-19 Testing

If you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, please call ahead and get instructions from our medical staff. They will have a room ready for you so we can get you tested in a safe environment.

COVID-19 testing will only be done on those who are experiencing symptoms or who have been exposed to the virus. If you are not showing symptoms, call ahead and let them know of your exposure so they can be prepared upon your arrival.

If you do not have an exposure or symptoms and would still like to be tested, you will have to talk to your family doctor and get an order for a test to be completed at NMC Health Medical Center.

Flu Shots

You can get your annual flu shot at NMC Health Immediate Care without an appointment. Just walk in and let the front desk know you’d like a flu shot and the process will be the same as if you were getting it done at your family doctor’s office. The cost of the flu shot depends on your insurance plan.

DOT Physicals

You can get your Department of Transportation physical for $85.

Sports Physicals

You can have your child set for school with a $25 sports physical at NMC Health.  Your insurance will not be billed. Payment is due at time of visit.

Don’t forget to bring your sports physical form given to you by your child’s school.

Lab Services

Our immediate care clinic is equipped with an on-site lab. We offer a variety of tests to help diagnose your condition Some commonly run tests include:

  • Blood glucose
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Pregnancy
  • RSV
  • Strep A (strep throat)
  • Urinalysis (UA)

Routine & Preventative Care

While our immediate care providers are trained to treat symptoms of chronic conditions, routine medical care should be provided by your family doctor. This includes:

  • Childhood immunizations
  • Chronic disease and pain management
  • Diabetes management
  • High blood pressure management
  • Medication requests or prescription refills
  • Routine wellness exams

If you do not have a family doctor, NMC Health specializes in family medicine and has several options for care, close to home.


NMC Health Immediate Care providers are expertly trained to handle non-emergency situations such as the conditions listed above, but is not an urgent care clinic.

Urgent care clinics have MDs or DOs on staff. They also have x-ray capabilities. Immediate Care clinics have mid-level providers like physician assistants (PAs) or nurse practitioners (APRNs). If you need an x-ray, you’ll be asked to head to NMC Health Medical Center for imaging services.

Yes. Similar to your family doctor, an immediate care clinic is usually covered by most insurances. Before you receive care, it is a good idea to check with your insurance provide to make sure our services are covered. You can do that by giving them a call or seeing if your insurance provider is on our list of insurance plans.

If you have insurance, you will pay your regular doctor’s office co-pay when you are seen. Any other tests will be billed through your insurance.

If you do not have insurance, you will pay a $75 deposit toward the total cost of your visit. Anything above and beyond this will be billed to you.

Department of Transportation (DOT) Testing is $85 per test.

The time it may take you at NMC Health Immediate Care depends on how many people have walked in before you. Typically, it will take 10 to 25 minutes to be seen. The length of your appointment will depend on the reason you’re being seen and if any tests need to be run. 

At our immediate care clinic, we employ physicians assistants (PAs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). These are highly trained medical professionals that have the skills necessary to diagnose and treat any minor emergency or illness you may present.

If you are having a medical emergency such as chest pain, shortness of breath or may have a broken bone, please call 911, visit the NMC Health Medical Center emergency department or closest emergency room.

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