For serious injuries or other clear threat to life, obtain paramedic and ambulance assistance immediately:
- Call 206-281-2911, if you’re on-campus. (Dial x2911 from a campus phone.)
- Call 911, if you’re off-campus.
Be prepared to say exactly where you are and what is wrong.
Examples of life-threatening conditions include:
- Difficulty breathing.
- Major injury (e.g., open chest wound with trouble breathing; spinal or neck injury with loss of sensation or motion; obvious fracture, especially with visible bone).
- Extreme allergic reaction to food, bees, or other allergen (hives, swelling of throat/mouth, shortness of breath, etc.).
- Unconscious or unresponsive.
Swedish Medical Center–Ballard (closest to campus)
5350 Tallman Ave.
(Across the Ballard Bridge; left at Walgreens; and on your left.)
Other Seattle-area hospitals.
When Health Services is open, come here. Call ahead to let us know you’re coming: 206-281-2231.
Seattle-area urgent care clinics.
Although the conditions below may not be life threatening, get a medical evaluation as soon as possible if you have these:
- Significant pain (e.g., in the chest, abdomen, head, neck, or ear, especially with fever)
- Asthma (when not responding to usual medication)
- Possible fracture or dislocation
- Laceration (a cut requiring stitches)
Non-urgent medical issues
Need a prescription filled? Here is a list of local pharmacies.
Make an appointment to be seen at Health Services by calling 206-281-2231 during office hours.
SPU Health Services does not endorse any hospital, urgent care, or physician office over another. Please check your insurance for applicable community services.