Express Walk-in Clinics & Urgent Care

We want what’s best for you. We’re here to help you feel better as soon as possible.

Altru Express walk-in clinics accommodate acute conditions (such as cough, cold or flu) or injury with short notice.

Altru Express Clinics

  • Altru Clinic | Crookston
    • Care available on a walk-in, first come, first served basis
    • Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Learn more about our Express Clinics >>

Early Morning Hours

Evening Hours


Urgent Care

You need to see a doctor today because you have a medical problem that can't wait, but it isn't exactly an emergency. When you need healthcare after hours, visit Altru's Urgent Care.

Urgent Care is located next to Altru’s Emergency Room (enter through the Emergency Room doors). Check in at the Emergency Room registration desk.

  • Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

When You Should Get Care

Here are guidelines on where to go for common symptoms/conditions. This is not a complete list, but should serve as a general guide for choosing express clinics, urgent or emergency care.

Express Clinic or Urgent Care:

Emergency Room:
  • Lower back pain (less than one week)
  • Allergic reactions
  • Chest colds
  • Chest pain
  • Dental pain (less than one week)
  • Deep wounds
  • Diarrhea (less than one week)
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Ear pain
  • Head trauma
  • Head colds
  • Heat illness
  • Minor cuts
  • Heart palpitations
  • Minor burns
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Minor broken bones
  • Major broken bones
  • Minor asthma attacks
  • Numbness in arm, face or leg
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Overdose
  • Pink and/or itchy eyes
  • Seizures
  • Rashes
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Sore throat
  • Severe pain
  • Strains and/or sprains
  • Severe headaches
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Shortness of breath
  • Suicidal thoughts/ideations
  • Vomiting blood

    In an emergency, call 911.


    Schedule an Appointment With MyChart

    MyChart users can conveniently request to schedule an appointment. Access to MyChart is available any time, anywhere you have internet access. There is no cost to you and registration is quick and simple. MyChart allows you secure online access to your personal health information and your child or family member’s information.

    Reasons to use MyChart:

    • Request an appointment or view the details of your past and upcoming appointments
    • Request an eVisit
    • Get answers to non-urgent medical questions from the convenience of your home
    • View test results and doctor’s comments within days
    • Send renewal requests for any renewable prescriptions
    • Obtain proxy access to your family member’s medical record
    • View vaccinations on record with your clinic

    Urgent Medical Matters:

    For medical emergencies, dial 911. MyChart is a patient portal that is designed for routine health management. It should not be used for emergency-related questions.


    After Hours Nurse Line

    When you are sick or injured, you may want help making healthcare decisions. You may not know if you should go to urgent care, make a doctor’s appointment or use self-care. With Altru’s After Hours Nurse Line, answers to your health questions are just a phone call away. The After Hours Nurse Line uses the latest medical knowledge to provide you with advice and care information for your unique concerns.

    For access, call 701.780.5000 and ask to be connected with the After Hours Nurse Line.

    Urgent Medical Matters:

    For medical emergencies, dial 911. The After Hours Nurse Line should not be used for emergency-related questions.