Vail Health's Urgent Care and Emergency locations in Avon, Vail, Beaver Creek and Gypsum, Colorado offer treatment for injury and illness.

Vail Emergency Department

Phone: (970) 479-7225
Open 24 hours a day - 7 days a week

Beaver Creek Medical Center

(970) 949-0800
Open Ski Season (November 22 to April 15). 8:30am to 4:30pm - 7 days a week

Gypsum Urgent Care

Gypsum
(970) 777-2800
Open 10am to 8pm Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm Sat/Sun, Open holidays

Emergency Department or Urgent Care?

In the case of a medical emergency, call 911. Paramedics can deliver life-saving treatment on the way to the hospital. 
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Severe chest pain
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe abdominal pain
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.
Our Urgent Care clinics in Avon and Gypsum are same-day, walk-in clinics for minor illnesses or injury. Urgent Care clinics are a great resource if your primary doctor is not available. They treat the following medical symptoms right away.
  • Cough, cold, fever and flu symptoms
  • Respiratory or urinary tract infections
  • Stomach illnesses and dehydration
  • Ear, eye, nose and skin irritations
  • Minor burns, cuts, scrapes and sprains
  • Fever without rash
  • Ear pain
  • Painful urination
  • Persistent diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.
The following symptoms are best evaluated in an Emergency Department. 
  • Persistent chest pain, especially if it radiates to your arm or jaw or is accompanied by sweating, vomiting  
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Confusion or changes in mental status, including suicidal thoughts
  • Any sudden or severe pain, particularly in the abdomen or starting halfway down the back
  • Sudden clumsiness, loss of balance, fainting or dizziness
  • Sudden difficulty speaking, or trouble understanding speech 
  • Sudden weakness or paralysis, especially on one side of the face or body
  • Severe heart palpitations
  • Sudden, severe headache
  • Sudden testicular pain and swelling
  • Newborn baby with a fever (a baby less than three months old with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher needs to be seen right away)
  • Falls that cause injury or occur while taking blood thinning medications
  • Sudden vision changes, including blurred or double vision and full or partial vision loss
  • Broken bones or dislocated joints
  • Deep cuts that require stitches — especially on the face — or a large open wound that won’t stop bleeding
  • Head or eye injuries
  • Severe flu or cold symptoms
  • High fevers or fevers with rash
  • Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
  • Severe and persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Serious burns
  • Seizures without a previous diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Blood in your stool or urine
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Infection with severe symptoms
  • After-hours care for minor illnesses or injuries if no other option is  available
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.