Peachtree Immediate Care
& MinuteClinics

Now 70 Locations in the Emory Healthcare Network

Do you have a non-life-threatening medical condition or injury that requires medical attention right away? The Emory Healthcare Network partners with Peachtree Immediate Care care and MinuteClinic providers to give you the convenient care you need.

Combined, Peachtree Immediate Care and MinuteClinic partners provide more than 70 locations throughout metro Atlanta and surrounding counties. This puts care where you need it, 7 days a week for most of the year.

In non-life threatening cases, choosing Peachtree Immediate Care or MinuteClinic provider instead of the emergency room can save you time and money when you’re not feeling well, and you can’t wait for an appointment with your primary care physician. Not sure where to go?

Find a Peachtree Immediate Care or MinuteClinic Location

Emory Healthcare Network includes the following providers to deliver on-demand care. For the most up-to-date information on locations, services, hours and wait times contact these providers directly.

The Emory Healthcare Network Partners with Peachtree Immediate Care, metro Atlanta's leading urgent care operator, with over 40 locations, operating from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. most days of the year. Visit the Peachtree Immediate Care site for:

- Locations

- Wait times

- Online check-in

- Full list of services, including labs and x-rays


Learn more at peachtreemed.com

The Emory Healthcare Network partners MinuteClinic in 40 CVS Pharmacy locations throughout metro Atlanta and surrounding communities. MinuteClinics are open 7 days a week including evenings and weekends. Visit the MinuteClinic site for:


- Locations

- Wait Times

- Hold a place in line

- Full list of Services



Learn more at cvs.com/minuteclinic

When to Use Your Primary Care Doctor

Think of a primary care doctor (PCP) as your medical "home base." They should be the first call you make when you have a health problems that needs attention – but isn’t serious.

PCPs help you manage your overall, long-term health and can ultimately lower the cost of your health care by helping to catch chronic diseases or health issues earlier.

Acute illnesses not urgent in nature, such as:

  • A sore throat
  • Management of chronic diseases like diabetes or high blood pressure
  • Wellness services
  • Yearly physicals

When to Use a MinuteClinic

MinuteClinics deliver convenient, affordable care for non-urgent illnesses and injuries and are staffed by trained nurse practitioners. Appointments aren’t necessary and most insurance plans are accepted. MinuteClinics treat minor illnesses and injuries, such as:

  • Non-severe flu
  • Sinus infections
  • Skin rashes
  • Minor strains and sprains
  • Non-severe allergy symptoms
  • Bronchitis
  • Sore and strep throats
  • Urinary tract and bladder infections
  • Yeast infections

Services they provide:

  • Vaccinations and injections
  • Basic and comprehensive health screenings
  • Monitoring, such as blood pressure and glucose level checks
  • Smoking cessation and weight-loss programs
  • Sport and camp physicials

When to Use Urgent Care

Urgent care is a good option when you have a non-life threating illness or injury for which you need or want care as soon as possible. Urgent care treats the following:


  • Broken bone or fracture
  • Cut that may need stitches
  • Eye injury
  • Insect or animal bite
  • Minor burn
  • Sports injury
  • Sprain or strain


  • Allergic reaction
  • Allergies
  • Athlete's foot
  • Bronchitis
  • Common cold
  • Congestion
  • COVID-19 testing & treatment
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Dislocation
  • Ear ache
  • Eye infection
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Gout or joint pain
  • Ingrown toe nail
  • Migraine
  • Mononucleosis ("mono")
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash
  • Sore throat
  • Stomach pain
  • Swollen glands
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Vomiting

Urgent care offers the following services:

  • Flu shot
  • IV drip
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • On-site lab services
  • Pre-employment physicals and testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing
  • Sports physicals
  • X-ray

Peachtree Immediate Care locations are open seven days a week most days of the year. They are staffed with board-certified doctors as well as a nurse practitioners or physician assistants. Appointments aren’t necessary, and they accept most major insurance plans.

When to go to the Emergency Department (ED)

The emergency department is absolutely the right place to go for life-threatening illness and injuries. If you are suffering or experience any of the following, immediately go to the emergency department or call 911:

  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain lasting more than several minutes
  • Fainting, dizziness, weakness or lack of mobility
  • Changes in vision
  • Confusion or changes in mental status
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Broken bones that break through the skin
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal or homicidal feelings
  • Poisoning
  • Head or neck injury