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Ready for you when you need us – with dedicated providers offering walk-in care and same-day appointments.

Walk-In & Same-Day Appointments

Colds, flu, 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 Astera Health is here for you. Open for extended hours during the week and 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. To use our ReadyCare services, you do not need an existing relationship with a primary care provider – our experienced ReadyCare providers will be here to help you feel better faster.

Our Providers

Our ReadyCare providers are dedicated to caring for you like family.

Click to learn more about our dedicated ReadyCare providers below:

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, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, COPD, etc.

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 Astera emergency department located in Wadena.


Astera Health – Wadena Clinic (Emergency Services)

All ReadyCare patients need to enter through the East entrance of the new hospital. Do not enter through the West clinic entrance.
Phone: 218-631-3510

Clinic Hours*:
Monday – Thursday – 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday – 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

*Limited appointments are available during the last two hours of each day. The final appointment will take place 15 minutes before closing.

Which type of care is right for you?

Emergency Department

Level IV Trauma Center specializing in acute care of patients who arrive without an appointment by their own means or by ambulance. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Virtually diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication for anyone ages 2-75. An online interview collects your symptoms and health history. A provider reviews the information and makes a diagnosis and treatment plan. The fee for the eClinic visit is $45.

Family Medicine

As your main healthcare provider, your family medicine provider has extensive knowledge of your medical history and past conditions. These routine checkups and preventive screenings work closely with any specialists who you need for short or long-term care.

Tuesday, March 26

All clinics, rehab, and ReadyCare will open at 10 am