Emergency + medical services in Bend, Oregon



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Emergency + medical services in Bend, Oregon

Let’s face it, with an endless list of adventurous outdoor activities to choose from, accidents can happen. Whether you need to visit urgent care for a broken bone from mountain biking or a sprained ankle from hiking, Bend is fully equipped with hospitals, health clinics, and urgent care facilities that will fix what ails you.

From wound care and x-rays to treating a UTI to an emergency dental visit, here are some hospitals and clinics to visit if you or your loved ones require urgent medical care services while visiting Bend.

In case of a medical emergency, call 911. For non-emergencies, you can call the Bend Police Department at 541.322.2960.

Emergency and Urgent Care

There are several urgent care facilities in Bend. See the map below for a complete list.

St. Charles Medical Center — Emergency Department

St. Charles Emergency Department is located on the eastside of town, this is the largest hospital in Central Oregon and the only Level II Trauma Center east of the Cascades.

St. Charles Bend South Urgent Care

The St. Charles Health System operates an urgent care facility in south Bend as well as La Pine and Prineville. You can view current wait times and save your spot in line at each location through their website.

NOWcare at The Center

The providers at NOWcare specialize in injuries that are related to bones, joints, muscles, and their supporting structures. It is a walk-in service for patients that need to be seen the same day. NOWcare is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. for urgent care such as fractures, sprains, on-the-job injuries, concussions, and acute injuries.

Emergency and urgent care in Bend

Women’s Health Services

Planned Parenthood Bend Health Center

From birth-control to pregnancy testing and abortion services to STD testing and vaccines, Planned Parenthood in Bend provides affordable health care services to women, and men, with or without health insurance. Walk-in and same day appointments are available. Abortion is legal in Oregon and protected in the state constitution. There are no designated waiting periods.

Counseling and Crisis Support

Deschutes County Stabilization Center

The Deschutes County Stabilization Center (DCSC) serves children and adults who are in need of short-term, mental health crisis assessment and stabilization, but do not require the medical capabilities of an acute care hospital or longer-term residential care. The DCSC welcomes individuals to walk in when they are experiencing a mental health crisis, or they can be referred by local law enforcement and other community partners. 

The Stabilization Center provides a wide array of crisis services to the community including: crisis walk-in appointments, adult respite services, Forensic Diversion Programs, peer support, and more.

  • 24-hour Crisis Phone Line
    Available 24/7 to anyone who is experiencing a crisis or needs crisis support.
    541.322.7500 ext. 9 or dial 988
  • Walk-in Crisis Services
    Provides immediate access to a Master’s level therapist for individuals experiencing a crisis. Open to people of all ages, regardless of ability to pay, in a safe and confidential environment. No appointment necessary. Brief stabilization.
  • Short-Term Respite Unit
    A voluntary five recliner short-term respite unit for adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Provides a quiet and peaceful environment for individuals to stabilize and get connected to appropriate community resources.