Emergencies

If you have a true medical or mental health emergency and need an ambulance, call 911 or the University of Maryland Police Department at (301) 314-3333.

MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY EXAMPLES:

  • Chest pain accompanied by sweating, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, radiating pain that moves to the arm or neck, dizziness, or feeling that your heart is beating irregularly or too fast
  • Choking
  • Severe bleeding that doesn't stop after 15 minutes of direct pressure
  • Fainting
  • Broken or displaced bones
  • Swallowing poison
  • Burns
  • Suddenly not being able to walk, speak, or move a portion of your body
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing
  • An immediate urge to kill yourself or others

When the University Health Center is CLOSED

During the hours that the UHC is closed, you can consider a local Urgent Care Center.  If you don’t have your own transportation, consider a local taxi or ride-sharing service.  UMD does not provide transportation to after-hours medical facilities.

Patient First Urgent Care

Beltsville (240)542-6987

10424 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

(distance 3 mi from campus)

Directions

MedStar PromptCare

Hyattsville (855)546-0932

6401 America Boulevard, Suite 200 Hyattsville, MD 20782

(distance 1.6 miles from campus)

Directions

Concentra

Beltsville  (301)441-3355

10452 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

(distance 3 miles from campus)

Directions

The University Health Center does not endorse any of these facilities, but offers them for your information.  Please check with your insurance carrier to insure coverage. Students are responsible for the cost of care received outside the UHC.

Area Hospitals

For more urgent medical problems, consider the following local hospitals.  If you don’t have your own transportation, consider a local taxi or ride-sharing service.  University of Maryland does not provide transportation to after-hours medical facilities.

Washington Adventist Hospital

(301) 891-7600
7600 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

Directions

Holy Cross Hospital of Silver Spring

(301) 754-7000
1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Directions

University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center

(301) 618-3154
3001 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, Maryland 20785

Directions

The University Health Center does not endorse any of these facilities, but offers them for your information.  Please check with your insurance carrier to insure coverage. Students are responsible for the cost of care received outside the University Health Center.

Medical Advice

For advice from a Nurse, please call 877-610-9809

For individuals with Care First, for advice from a Nurse, please call 800-535-9700

For non-urgent mental health concerns, please call 301-314-7651