Frequently Asked Questions

Do you accept insurance?
We accept a variety of insurance providers.  We do treat uninsured patients, but payment is required at the time of service.  Both insured and uninsured patients will experience drastic savings when compared to a hospital emergency room visit.  

* we do not accept Medicaid

Can we expect the wait to be as long as the hospital emergency room?
No, the typical wait time is less than 30 minutes. This is one of the many advantages over a hospital emergency room. 

What types of problems does Emerald Coast Urgent Care treat?
We provide care for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries such as . . .

  • Colds | Flu | Fever
  • Cuts | Bruises
  • Burns
  • Allergies
  • Sinus Infections & Strep Throat
  • Bladder Infections
  • Sprains | Strains | Fractures
  • Pediatric Care — over 4 months
  • Skin Infections
  • Splinter removal
  • Broken Bones
  • Sports and Work Physicals
  • Lab & X-rays are on site


Some patients, with more complex injuries or illness that require an extensive medical work-up, will be referred to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Do I have to be a Florida resident to use Emerald Coast Urgent Care?
No, visitors are welcome year-round.  Summer vacationers, winter residents or spring breakers, come in and get treated and back to your holiday activities.

Destin Location

Panama City Beach Location