This online symptom checker can help you make informed decisions about what level of medical care your child may need, if any, and steps you can take to relieve symptoms at home. If your child has medical risk factors such as a weakened immune system or surgery in last 7 days, please contact their specialist.
Wait times are estimates and can vary. Other patients may be seen first if they have a more serious issue. Click “save my spot” to start the check-in process and save a place in line. We will hold your place for 15 minutes after your expected arrival time.
Before You Go
CHOP's online symptom checker can help you make informed decisions about what level of medical care your child may need, if any, and steps you can take to relieve symptoms at home. If your child has medical risk factors such as a weakened immune system or surgery in last 7 days, please contact their specialist.
CHOP Urgent Care, Abington, offers fast and convenient after-hours care for children and adolescents who have an illness or minor injury that needs to be seen right away when their doctor isn't available. Board-certified CHOP pediatricians and specially trained pediatric nurses evaluate and treat patients with sports injuries, minor cuts and scrapes, stomach bugs, cold and flu symptoms, as well as mild allergic reactions and many other conditions.
CHOP Urgent Care, Abington is located inside our state-of-the-art Specialty Care facility at 1840 Susquehanna Road. Our Urgent Care Center includes on-site X-ray, with imaging read by pediatric radiologists, to allow for quick diagnosis and treatment. Learn more about how to determine the best place to seek care when your child is sick or injured.
Services Available at Urgent Care
Our Urgent Care Center provides assessment and treatment for a variety of minor injuries and ailments. If you are unsure what level of care your child needs, consider using our Symptom Checker, which can help you make more informed decisions about what level of care your child needs and steps you can take to relieve some symptoms at home.
- Abscess care
- Allergic reactions
- Broken bones
- Coughs, colds and sore throats
- COVID-19 testing for patients who meet testing criteria after being seen on-site
- Feeling faint
- Fever in children more than 2 months old
- Foreign body removal (ticks, splinters)
- Heart palpitations
- Rapid turnaround tests (e.g. strep, flu, urinalysis)
- Mild chest discomfort, heart palpitations, feeling faint(EKGs can be performed on-site and read by a pediatric cardiologist)
- Minor burns
- Minor head injuries
- Objects in ear or nose
- Pink eye
- Sports injuries
- Stitches for minor cuts
- Stitch removal
- Sun burn
- Urinary tract infection
- Vomiting and diarrhea
- X-ray on-site
Wondering whether you should take your child to an emergency room or urgent care? Watch this video to learn more about when to go to where.
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