Urgent Care

At Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge

Urgent Care - Skip the Wait


care when you need it

At Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, we are committed to giving you more choices for your health care and that includes having urgent care locations offering extended hours. Each location in Morganton, Lenoir and Hickory, has on-site labs and X-rays.

What Urgent Care/Express Care does:

  • Provide treatment for sore throats, earaches, bronchitis, colds, flu and upset stomach
  • Provide treatment for cuts, burns, strains and sprains
  • Provide physicals for school, camp or work
  • Provide assistance in selecting a primary care physician

Check wait times for our Urgent Care locations.


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Blue Ridge Urgent Care
Located in the Morganton Heights Shopping Center

695 West Fleming Drive, Morganton
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Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


McDowell Express Care
Located beside McDowell Medical Associates

2293 Sugar Hill Road, Suite D, Marion
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Open Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Cajah’s Mountain Express Care
Located in Cajah’s Mountain Medical Associates

1766 Connelly Springs Road, Lenoir
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Open Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Valdese Express Care
Located in Valdese Medical Office Building

730 Malcolm Blvd., Suite 150, Rutherford College
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Open Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.