Same Day Sick Care

Los Gatos Pediatrics will make every effort to provide same day sick care for your child. We will see your child in-person or via tele-health services on the day you call when they are suffering from fever, vomiting, ear infections and other conditions that would benefit from immediate care.   


Same Day Sick Care FAQ

What types of health issues does Los Gatos Pediatrics see children for same day care?

When your child has fever, severe coughing, severe pain, asthma attacks, ear infections, vomiting, injury, or any other pressing medical condition that is causing your child pain or substantial inconvenience, contact us to make a same-day appointment. We will do our best to accommodate your child to be seen by one of our pediatricians as soon as possible. 

We schedule same-day visits when a condition that is urgent, but not life threatening.

Same-day sick visits are not for vaccinations, well-child exams, prescription refills, sports physicals, or regular checkups.

What should I do if I can’t get an appointment?

When an appointment isn’t available, we can provide tele-health services as an alternative. Los Gatos Pediatrics also offers an after-hours nurse to advise you on how to care for your child for common ailments like cough, flu, and ear infection symptoms til an office appointment can be scheduled.  If it’s a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to your local emergency room.

For more information, check out this Healthy Kids Learning Hub. Also check out our Services and Pediatric Resources pages for specific issues additional information.