Appropriate Level of Care

Carson Tahoe Health offers 4 levels of care to our region, ranging from treatment of common ailments at our walk-in Retail Clinics at Walmart, to lifesaving emergency services at our Regional Medical Center in North Carson City. By considering location and severity of your situation, you can determine what healthcare setting has the providers and technology that best treats your illness or injury in the most cost-effective and timely manner.

What is the most appropriate level of care for your injury/illness?

Level 1: Carson Tahoe Retail Clinics at Walmart

 Everyday Medicine – At Carson Tahoe Retail Clinics at Walmart, a nurse practitioner or physician assistant treats the lowest severity of health concerns, focusing on “get well and stay well” services at two Carson City and one Gardnerville Walmart locations. The cost is low and the wait is minimal, and most insurance is accepted also. Examples of ailments include:

  • Ear Ache
  • Cough/congestion
  • Sinus infection
  • Sore throat
  • Physicals
  • Preventative care

Ages 24 months and older only.

Carson Tahoe Retail Clinics at Walmart, N. Carson City

3200 Market Street
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 445-7220

Carson Tahoe Retail Clinics at Walmart, Gardnerville

1511 Grant Street
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(775) 445-7220

Level 2: Carson Tahoe Urgent Care Clinics

Quality Treatment Fast – Carson Tahoe Urgent Care Clinics can treat illnesses and injuries of a higher severity. Physicians work with the nurse practitioners and physician assistants to evaluate and care for things like:

  • Lacerations
  • Sprains
  • Infections
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Non-life threatening emergencies
  • Limited medical imaging (Carson City)
  • Limited laboratory / blood work (Dayton)

Carson Tahoe Urgent Care, Carson City

1201 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 445-7330

Carson Tahoe Urgent Care, Dayton

901 Medical Center Drive
Dayton, NV 89403
(775) 445-7210

Level 3: Carson Tahoe Emergent Care Center

Handling Minor Emergencies – Carson Tahoe’s Emergent Care Center, a state-of-the-art approach that combines emergency care with the efficiency of urgent care, often serve as comprehensive care sites in rural areas. Carson Tahoe Minden Medical Center provides access to over 35 medical specialties for office appointments, and acts as a freestanding emergency room able to stabilize events such as stroke or cardiac emergencies. When necessary, transport to the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center Emergency Room is easily available. Examples of ailments include:

  • Sprains/broken bones
  • Lacerations
  • Mild chest pains
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Non-life threatening emergencies

Carson Tahoe Emergent Care, Minden

925 Ironwood Drive
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 445-7800

Level 4: Carson Tahoe Emergency Department

Life Saving Care – Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center’s Mallory Emergency Department has advanced resources to provide lifesaving treatment in situations when time and technology matter most. Examples of ailments include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Falls/trauma
  • Serious illnesses or injury
  • Signs of stroke
  • Chest pains
  • Life threatening emergencies
  • Patients with underlying health issues

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center

1600 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
(775) 445-8000