Cottage Health Opens New Urgent Care in City of Santa Barbara on Upper State
Online appointments are now available for Cottage Urgent Care - Santa Barbara - Upper State. Walk-in visits also welcome.
On April 12, Cottage Health opened its newest Cottage Urgent Care Center at Upper State Street in Santa Barbara, with the goal of providing complete care within 45 minutes. Access to care is an important priority in preventing a minor issue from becoming a more serious health concern, and the new Urgent Care Center provides the community with convenient access from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 365 days a year.
The Urgent Care at 3885 State Street is the first Cottage center within Santa Barbara city limits. Cottage Urgent Care has 12 other convenient locations in Goleta, Buellton, Santa Maria, and San Luis Obispo, as well as Ventura, Oxnard and Camarillo. Additional locations will open soon in Montecito and Port Hueneme.
Cottage providers staffing the Urgent Care Center include a licensed advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner or physician assistant), a radiology technician and clinical concierges who are dedicated to providing the highest quality care that distinguishes Cottage Health. Patients arriving at Cottage Urgent Care Upper State will be welcomed with modern and comfortable amenities.
Conditions treated include scrapes and minor cuts, minor burns, sprains, allergies, earache, urinary tract infection, skin conditions, rash, poison oak, cold and flu symptoms, Covid testing, and other minor ailments and injuries. Patients who require attention for more serious medical conditions may be referred to a local Emergency Department or physician.
Available services onsite include X-rays and point of care lab services. The center also offers physical exams for student sports participation. Walk-ins are welcome and online appointments are available.
For more information and appointments, visit cottagehealth.org/urgentcare.
Options for Care
With the new Cottage Urgent Care and the Cottage Virtual Care service for online visits, patients can quickly receive care or an appropriate referral. Both of these services can connect patients to local physicians for follow-up and preventive care to improve overall health. These services enable Cottage Health to serve the community in new ways and adapt to current and future healthcare needs.