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Life happens. That's when ReadyCare comes in.

Walk-In & Same-Day Appointments

***PLEASE NOTE: All ReadyCare patients must enter through the Emergency entrance on the north side of the building. Enter the emergency department parking lot off of Jefferson Street on the north side of the hospital. Do not go in through the main entrance on Deerwood Avenue.***

Colds, flus, minor injuries – unfortunately, we don't get to choose when they occur. When conditions like this pop up, it's nice to have a local, convenient option for care right here in Wadena. For those times you have an illness or injury that does not appear to be life-threatening, but also can’t wait until the next day, ReadyCare from Tri-County Health Care is here for you. Open extended hours during the week and also open on Saturdays, ReadyCare provides the care you need, close to home.

ReadyCare provides walk-in care and same-day appointments for illnesses and injuries that do not require emergency room care, but could worsen if treatment is delayed. You do not need an existing relationship with a primary care provider and our experienced ReadyCare providers will be here to help you feel better faster.

Typical conditions seen at ReadyCare include:

  • Abscesses
  • Bronchitis
  • Cold, cough and flu symptoms
  • Earaches
  • Fever
  • Headaches
  • Minor burns
  • Minor lacerations
  • Minor traumas
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Pink eye
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Sinus infections
  • Skin rashes/infections
  • Sore throats
  • Sprains
  • Stomach flu
  • Strains
  • Urinary tract infections

ReadyCare should not be used for medication refills for chronic conditions, chronic pain, missed appointments, well-child exams, annual exams, second opinions or treatment of chronic conditions.

It is important to note that ReadyCare is not a substitute for the emergency room. If your symptoms are severe or life-threatening, call 911 or seek emergency medical attention in the Tri-County Health Care emergency department located in Wadena.


Tri-County Health Care – Wadena Clinic (Emergency Services)

Phone: 218-631-3510

***PLEASE NOTE: All ReadyCare patients must enter through the Emergency entrance on the north side of the building.***

NOTE: ReadyCare is currently only seeing patients with respiratory symptoms Monday through Friday. It is open to all patients during the regular Saturday hours. Thank you for your understanding!

Clinic Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunday - Closed

Hours are subject to change. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Other holidays that fall on a weekday will have hours from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

415 Jefferson Street North, Wadena, MN 56482