Primary, Urgent and Emergency Care
Multiple Ways to Access Care
We're here for you, from online prescription refills to emergency treatment. Use the following examples as a guide to selecting the type of care you need.
If you're experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
Communicate with your doctor's office
Use our secure online patient portal to request prescription refills and appointments, view your test results and send non-urgent messages to your physician.
Activate your account through My CS-Link™:
- Click "Activate or Log into My CS-Link"
- Select "New User Signup"
- Enter your access code as it appears in your enrollment letter or email, or request one online
- Create your ID and password
Once you have an account, you can download the Cedars-Sinai My CS-Link app at the Apple App Store and Google Play store.
Manage your health needs
Your primary care team is your first line of support. Among other things, they provide:
- Preventive care and wellness checkups
- Immunizations and vaccinations
- Disease management
- Consultation and referrals to specialized care
Your primary care physician may treat you online or over the phone, schedule an appointment to see you in person, coordinate care with a specialist, direct you to urgent care or suggest you go to the nearest emergency department.
No appointment necessary, open 7 days a week
If your primary care physician isn't available or it is after hours, urgent care can help with:
- Cold, flu and respiratory infections
- Cuts/lacerations with contained bleeding
- Ear infections
- Fever or chills
- Muscle pains or sprains
- Nausea, diarrhea and vomiting
- Sore throat or cough
- Urinary tract infections
All Cedars-Sinai urgent care locations have X-ray services.
Open 24 hours a day
Among other things, emergency care is recommended for:
- Bleeding that won't stop
- Bone breaks
- Chest pains or stroke
- Fever (for babies under 8 weeks)
- Major cuts
- Ongoing vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
- Seizures without pre-existing condition
- Serious burns
- Serious injuries to head, neck, spine or back
- Snake bites
- Sudden loss or change of vision
- Suicidal thoughts
- Vomiting or coughing up blood