Same & Next-Day Sick Visits

We'll get you a same-day or next-day sick visit with our primary care or pediatric teams.

When you or your loved one feels sick, you want care from the health system you trust – right away. Novant Health primary care and pediatric clinics now guarantee a sick visit within 24 hours*.

Whether you’re a new or existing patient, all you need to do is call a Novant Health primary or pediatric clinic and ask for a sick visit within 24-hours. Our team will schedule you an in-person or virtual visit at that clinic or one nearby, so you can get back to what you love faster.

Call a Novant Health primary care clinic and ask to be seen for a sick visit within 24 hours.

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Should I schedule a sick visit?

You would usually visit physician for a sick visit for any new symptoms, worsening symptoms of an existing health condition or a minor injury.  During your visit, the physician will discuss your medical history and examine you to help identify the cause of your symptoms and plan treatment, so it’s important that you describe your symptoms and how long you have had them in as much detail as possible. 

 Some common reasons to schedule a sick visit for an adult or child are: 

  • Cold and flu 
  • Rashes 
  • Pneumonia 
  • Minor Injuries such as cuts or scrapes 
  • Ear infections 
  • Urinary tract infection 
  • Asthma attack 
  • Allergic reactions 


* The next available appointment may not be with your regular primary or pediatric care team member. The appointment may be scheduled at one of the following venues of care: Novant Health primary care, urgent care, express care or on-demand virtual care point of service. Guarantee excludes Novant Health pediatric clinics in the Wilmington area.