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medical emergency on campus, 612-330-1717 (DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY)

Emergency Room – 24/7

University of Minnesota Medical Center, West Bank (across Riverside Ave from the Augsburg Foss Center/chapel)   612-672-6402   2312 South 6th Street (West Building, Floor 1)

Specialized Behavioral Health Crisis Services available (Behavioral Emergency Center; access through the ER at UMMC West Bank)  612-672-6600

Urgent care

Health Partners Riverside Clinic — Urgent Care    2220 Riverside Avenue (across the street from Augsburg Chapel on Riverside)  Walk-in services; call 952-853-8800 for directions and approximate wait time.  Welcomes most insurance and self-payment.  5-9pm Monday – Friday, Saturday 9-5, Sunday noon -5.

HCMC Urgent Care     Downtown Minneapolis   Red Building, R1.060    730 South 8th Street Entrance    Monday-Friday 8am-8pm; Saturday-Sunday 8am-6pm

Smiley’s Family Medicine Clinic    No evening/weekend urgent care; but same day appointments may be available Monday-Friday.  Call as soon as possible after 8am   612-333-0770

Urgent Care for Adult Mental Health (for Ramsey County residents only) 402 University Ave East, St. Paul    Walk-Ins welcome  M-F 8am-5:30pm   651-266-7900

24/7 Combined Urgent Care / ER (they will decide what level of care you need)  Abbott Northwestern WestHealth Urgent Care (Plymouth, 20 minutes drive from Augsburg if no traffic)

Medical clinics near Augsburg

Smiley’s Family Medicine Clinic.  612-333-0770   Low cost services for uninsured Augsburg students; accepts most insurance.

Walk-In Clinic      327 Cedar Avenue South    612-294-1333    Offers “high quality, affordable, and convenient” health care.  Diagnose and treat common minor illnesses, minor injuries, minor skin conditions, and STD testing.   Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:30am to 6pm

Fairview Clinics – Riverside     612-672-2450   For appointments, call 855-FAIRVIEW.  Located across from the chapel on Riverside in the Professional Building, 606 24th Avenue South.  7am – 6pm Monday – Friday.  Accepts most insurance.

Health Partners Riverside Clinic   612-341-5000; to schedule 952-967-7175    Located across Riverside Avenue from Augsburg; 2220 Riverside Avenue.  Regular Hours 8-5 Monday to Friday (Urgent Care hours also available).  Accepts most insurance.


Sexual Health Care

Low cost health care

Augsburg students have access to low-cost ($5 co-pay) health care through Smiley’s Clinic.

Community-University Health Care Center – Hmong, Lao, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Somali, and Spanish interpreters on staff. Medical and dental services available. May qualify for a sliding fee if Hennepin County resident.

People’s Center Medical Clinic – Medical Clinic located one block from Augsburg; family practice, women’s health, and dental clinic. Also provides STD testing and treatment, and smoking cessation.

Family Tree Clinic – Reproductive medical services on sliding fee scale for men and women. In-depth family planning and decision-making counseling to patients who are considering sexual involvement for the first time or who are coming in for their first pelvic exam. Services include: pap smears, birth control services, colposcopy, emergency contraception, screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy testing and counseling, individualized midlife/menopause services, and a Herpes Support Group. Located off Snelling and I-94 in St. Paul.

La Clinica  (St. Paul)

Neighborhood HealthSource         Three community health clinics in North and Northeast Minneapolis; sliding fee scale; help applying for MNSure (for health insurance application help, talk to Community Access Coordinator Julie Lor).  Walk-ins welcome.

MNSure – New Health insurance exchange that provides a one-stop health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can find and compare plans and choose the coverage that fits their needs. Based on your income, MNSure will also let you know if you qualify for free or low cost insurance through the state or federal insurance programs  (Medical Assistance or Minnesota Care).

Minnesota Health Care Programs – General information page on several Minnesota Health Care programs.

Medical Assistance – Healthcare coverage for people with low incomes.

Minnesota Care – A subsidized, low cost insurance program for uninsured residents of Minnesota who meet certain income, asset, and property guidelines.

Sage Screening Program – Program that provides free mammograms and pap smears to Minnesotans depending on eligibility guidelines (must be uninsured or underinsured).

St. Mary’s Health Clinics – Provides health care services at no cost to low income, uninsured individuals and families. Donation for services appreciated. 11 clinics in the metro area.

 Holistic Healthcare

Penny George Institute for Health and Healing

Listing of holistic practitioners in Minnesota.

Online Health Info

Mayo Clinic    Reputable online medical information website.