Which type of care is best for your needs?

If you are experiencing any COVID symptoms, please call the Tahoe Forest Health System COVID-19 Hotline at (530) 582-3450,
from 9am - 4pm, Monday through Friday. On the weekends, if you are COVID-positive and looking for COVID-related medicines or medical advice, consider contacting your healthcare team or going to an urgent care clinic. The Emergency Department at Tahoe Forest is open 7 days a week.

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Primary Care

Visit a primary care doctor or clinic for routine care, vaccinations, and screenings, as well as minor infections, allergies, illness, or injuries.

  • Pulled muscles, sprains, and strains
  • Minor cuts or wounds
  • Skin rashes and allergic reactions
  • Vaccinations and routine tests
  • Pediatric care and wellness visits

Appointments: (530) 582-6205

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Urgent Care

Visit the urgent care clinic with an injury or illness that is not life threatening but requires treatment within 24 hours.

  • Cuts requiring stitches
  • Minor broken bones or burns
  • Allergic reactions or animal bites
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Earache or eye infection

Appointments: (530) 581-8864
Truckee clinic offers walk-ins only

Walk-in: View locations

Learn more:
Urgent Care Clinics

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Emergency Room

Go to an Emergency Room immediately if you experience a life threatening injury or illness, including fever in a newborn less than 3 months old.

  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Severe burn or uncontrolled bleeding
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Vomiting blood
  • Intense, crushing headache
  • Sudden dizziness or change in vision
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Severe vomiting
  • Broken bone or deep wound
  • Fever in newborns less than 3 months

Learn more:
Emergency Departments