At Children's Hospital, we understand that illnesses happen at the most inconvenient hours of the day. This is why our pediatric urgent care is open 6 days a week with convenient evening hours. Children who need emergency care should go to an emergency department and UNM Children's Hospital does have a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Room on the 1st floor of the Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion. While our Pediatric Urgent Care clinic is not intended for emergencies, it is appropriate for many illnesses and injuries.
We treat most illnesses or injuries that are not medical emergencies or life-threatening, including: