Urgent Care Services

Thomas Hospitals Urgent Care in Nitro
6A Bank Street | Nitro, WV 25143 | 304-306-3058
Hours of Operation | Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm | Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm

When to go to an Urgent Care Center

For those times when a minor illness or injury strikes, and you need to see a medical provider today, Thomas Hospital’s Urgent Care team in Nitro is available to provide care without an appointment.

Thomas Hospitals Urgent Care in Nitro offers an alternative to long waits often associated with an emergency room visit. Urgent Care service usually costs less than the ER, too.

Visit Thomas Hospitals Urgent Care in Nitro when you or a family member needs same-day treatment for these minor illnesses and injuries:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Animal or insect bites
  • Bladder / Urinary tract infection
  • Breathing discomfort, such as moderate asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Cuts and bleeding that may require stitches
  • Ear infection
  • Fever, flu, cold or COVID symptoms
  • Minor back pain
  • Minor burns
  • Nausea
  • Pink Eye
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains
  • Suspected broken bones
  • Vomiting or diarrhea

You may also call one of Thomas Hospital’s conveniently located Primary Care Centers Monday through Friday. While the providers at our Primary Care Centers prefer to see patients by appointment, same-day appointments will be accommodated when scheduling permits.

Learn More About Emergency Services at Thomas Memorial Hospital

Emergency Department at Thomas Memorial Hospital
4605 MacCorkle Avenue, SW | South Charleston, WV 25309 | 304-766-3601
Hours of Operation | Always Open

Time is of the essence. Sometimes, you can’t wait another 20 minutes or drive another 10-15 miles on the interstate. When you or a loved one needs immediate emergency treatment, the board-certified physicians, specially-trained nurses and staff at Thomas Hospitals stand ready to come to your aid – no matter the severity of your illness or injury.

When to go to the Emergency Room

The Emergency Department at Thomas Memorial Hospital is equipped to handle serious and/or life-threatening conditions such as the following. The Emergency Department at Saint Francis Hospital will be opening soon to provide a second option for ER care within the Thomas Health network.

  • Allergic reactions
  • Bleeding that cannot be stopped
  • Deep wound
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Drug overdoses
  • Electric shock
  • Head trauma with fainting or confusion
  • High fevers or rash
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Pain in the arm or jaw
  • Paralysis
  • Poisoning
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Severe burns
  • Severe chest pain or pressure
  • Severe fractures
  • Severe head or eye injuries
  • Stroke / Suddenly weak or drooping to one side of the body
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Suddenly not able to speak, see, walk or move
  • Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath

Whether you’re experiencing heart issues, trouble breathing, a sprain or fracture, or severe flu symptoms, as a Level 4 Trauma Center, the 24-bed Emergency Department at Thomas Memorial Hospital can be your first point of contact to the full spectrum of services that Thomas Hospitals provides. In fact, the Emergency Department’s expertise contributes daily to Thomas Memorial Hospital’s recognition as one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention for three years in a row (2018-2020) and its Five-Star recognition for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for four years in a row (2017-2020). Physician specialists on call represent not only cardiology and pulmonary medicine, but a diversity of medical fields from family practice to general surgery, internal medicine, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics/gynecology, ophthalmology and neurology. Our wireless bedside registration program increases efficiency and convenience, enhancing patient privacy, reducing wait times, and speeding the processing of important patient chart information. Our Provider-in-Triage program assures that you will be evaluated within minutes. Upon discharge, we’ll send you home with detailed after-care instructions and follow-up referrals for continuity of care because we want you to know – Thomas Hospitals will be here for you today – and tomorrow.

Emergency Department at Saint Francis Hospital

Saint Francis Emergency Room Closure

Effective February 1, 2023, emergency department services at Saint Francis will transfer to the Thomas Memorial Hospital campus. Emergency department services will no longer be offered at Saint Francis beginning February 1, 2023.