Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center at Kirby

If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, your first step should be to speak to a Virtual Urgent Care provider who will help you determine if testing is needed and advise you where to go. Please note, for everyone's safety, anyone entering our hospitals, clinics or doctor offices must wear a mask.

 

Virtual Urgent Care

Emergencies can't wait. Neither should you.

Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center at Kirby brings to Houston's Upper Kirby neighborhood the same high-quality care for which we are known.

Our 24/7/365 full-service ER offers:
  • Board-certified emergency physicians and nurses
  • On-site laboratory
  • Full-service X-ray, CT and ultrasound
  • Private treatment rooms
  • Easy access and free parking
  • Treatment for patients of all ages — children and adults
  • Admission to Houston Methodist Hospital, if needed

 

Will I be safe from COVID-19 if I visit the emergency room? 

Houston Methodist Emergency Departments and Emergency Care Centers are taking additional precautions to keep patients and staff safe, including:

  • Requiring all patients, visitors and employees to wear masks. If you forgot your mask, we will provide one if needed.
  • Screening patients before they walk in the door 
  • Thoroughly disinfecting patient rooms, as well as surfaces in common areas and employee workspaces 
  • Isolating suspected COVID-19 patients in a separate area 
  • Ensuring social distancing in waiting rooms 
  • Increasing housekeeping hours 
  • Screening all employees before they enter

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that many ER visits are for heart attack, stroke, kidney infections and rashes?
Learn to identify the symptoms for these ailments.

For a quick way to understand the difference between an urgent care facility and our emergency care centers, download this brochure.

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