Ripe with farm land, Idaho is a beautiful state known for more than just its potatoes. The problem is that it's also becoming well-known for inherent health problems and a lack of doctors, which has residents seeking out urgent care centers and walk-in clinics.

Healthcare in Idaho

Obesity is a problem in Idaho; 62.3 percent of adult residents are obese or at least overweight. Worse, the problem is appreciably affecting the state's children, so that even kids in the third grade are overweight. As a result, residents suffer from heart disease, high blood pressure, and a greater risk of diabetes. In addition to physical health risks, Idaho has an increasing problem with drug addiction and abuse, as well as mental health problems.

Urgent Care in Idaho

Idaho also has a problem in many of its schools, which have cut physical education. This adds to the problem with childhood obesity. Although the state has excellent healthcare systems, including St. Luke's and Saint Alphonsus, access isn't a guarantee. With a shortage of private physicians, children and their parents rely on the urgent care facilities closest to them instead. These are often easier to reach than the nearest hospital, and many residents can't afford their prohibitive costs anyway.

Walk-In Clinics in Idaho

Because middle America as a whole faces a problem with poverty, hospitals and private care offices aren't options anyway. In addition to urgent care, people with health problems in Idaho appreciate the cost and care they receive at walk-in clinics, which make it possible to receive skilled care without going further into debt.

Specific urgent care and walk-in clinic services available in may include STD testing flu shots, school physicals and many other valuable services

Highest Rated Urgent Care Centers

Top Rated Urgent Care Centers in Idaho

  • Sterling Urgent Care, Idaho Falls
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    740 S Woodruff Ave Idaho Falls, ID 83401
    Open from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm today
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    Reviewed on Jan 2020

    I went in with a migraine headache. Came out approx an hour later feeling great! I appreciated the fact that I was given several treatment options and picked the one I was most comfortable with. The PA also told me what he thought would be best. I walked out feeling so much better and had a prescription for medication in case it came back. So many thanks to everyone who helped me! Btw I came to Sterling on a recommendation from a happy family member treated there also!

  • Sterling Urgent Care, Hailey
    Closing Soon
    507 S Main St Hailey, ID 83333
    Open from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm today
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    Reviewed on Jan 2020

    The doctor and nurse were amazing friendly and kind. Tho the receptionist never followed through on emailing me my receipt.

Cities in Idaho with Urgent Care

There are 195 cities in Idaho with at least 1 urgent care center.


Neighborhoods in Idaho with Urgent Care

There are 41 neighborhoods in Idaho with at least 1 urgent care center.


Zip Codes in Idaho with Urgent Care

There are 63 zip codes in Idaho with at least 1 urgent care center.

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