ContinuEM provides top-tier urgent care services as an emergency room alternative for the Lakewood community and surrounding areas. For quick medical attention at a reasonable cost, we’ve got you covered.


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Buena Park Urgent Care

ContinuEM works hard to be the best urgent care provider in the Buena Park area, offering more on-site services and treatment options than other neighborhood providers at a fraction of the cost of an emergency room visit.

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Top-Rated Urgent Care near Buena Park

We provide elevated urgent care near Buena Park for its residents and surrounding communities. Our mission is to create an urgent care environment with the equipment, services, and experience of an emergency room but at a lower cost to the patients. Our diverse staff of medical professionals will work together to diagnose, treat, and prevent future illnesses and injuries for everyone who walks in our doors.

ContinuEM Difference

Our mission is to further bridge the gap in healthcare by delivering elevated urgent care services to patients by utilizing advanced emergency capabilities services, all at a fraction of the cost of an emergency room visit.


Short wait times?

Inviting waiting room?

Takes all private insurance?

Fast lab results?

On-site CT scan?

On-site MRI scan?

On-site Ultrasound scan?

On-site X-Ray scan?

Pharmaceutical treatments?Pharma. treatments?

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Urgent Care

Urgent Care Services by Onsite ER Doctors

Get urgent care treatment at our ER alternative for those unexpected health problems that can interrupt daily routines and get in the way of everyday living. We’re here to treat those injuries and illnesses that happen to us all from time to time. Walk-ins welcome.

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CT Scans

A CT Scan, or Computed Tomography Scan, employs a sophisticated combination of X-ray technology and computer software. Unlike regular X-rays that provide a single view, a CT scan offers comprehensive insights, producing 3D visual representations.

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CT Scan availability is based on clinical evaluation, medical necessity, availability, and insurance eligibility

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MRI Scans

Understanding the human body necessitates advanced technology. The MRI Scan is at the heart of our diagnostic arsenal, a cornerstone for insightful, non-invasive imaging.

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MRI Scan availability is based on clinical evaluation, medical necessity, availability, and insurance eligibility

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Ultrasound (Sonogram)

Unlike other imaging methods, it's non-invasive, void of ionizing radiation, and offers real-time visualization. This enables practitioners not only to diagnose but also monitor conditions dynamically.


Sonogram availability is based on clinical evaluation, medical necessity, availability, and insurance eligibility

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X-Ray Scans

In the ever-evolving sphere of medical diagnostics, the X-ray scan is a testament to technological innovation. This imaging marvel has been pivotal in healthcare.

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On-Site Testing & Lab Results

In today’s busy world, it’s important to get tested and see results all within the same doctor’s visit. We invest in the latest testing technology in order to provide quick and accurate results.

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Sports Physicals

We see a lot of athletes come through our doors, sometimes for their regular physical and sometimes for a sports-related injury they got while practicing or competing.

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Pharmaceutical Treatments

Some diagnoses call for the use of pharmaceutical drug therapies administered and monitored by a doctor, both of which we do for various types of illness injuries.

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Immunizations & Vaccines

Oftentimes, we are required to get immunized or vaccinated according to the rules of a school, workplace, or travel guidelines – no matter what the reason, we’ve got you covered for your shots.

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COVID-19 Testing

We offer different types on COVID-19 testing for our patients who are concerned about exposure to the virus or are presently showing symptoms that may lead to a positive test.

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Infusion therapy administers fluids and/or liquid medication using an IV to go directly into a patient’s bloodstream. This form of medicine is often administered when a person is dehydrated or in a severe amount of pain.

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Pediatric Services

Children have a tendency to hurt themselves, not knowing the dangers of play both inside and outside. We have pediatric specialists on staff ready to help your kid get back on their feet and play again.

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From routine check-ups to specialized care, our OB-GYN services are designed to support women's health at every stage. Whether pregnancy care, menstrual concerns, or menopause management, our experienced team offers comprehensive services to ensure your reproductive health is in expert hands.

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COVID-19 Testing Services

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, body aches, sore throat or headache, it’s important to get tested right away.

ContinuEM Urgent Care in Lakewood provides the latest in testing and treatment for COVID-19, including different types of in-office testing and advanced medicine like Bebtelovimab and Monoclonal treatments.

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Urgent Care Treatments by Onsite ER Doctors

Get urgent care treatment at our ER alternative for those unexpected health problems that can interrupt daily routines and get in the way of everyday living. We’re here to treat those injuries and illnesses that happen to us all from time to time. Walk-ins welcome.

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Abdominal Pain

If you’re feeling abnormal abdominal pain and can’t find relief using over-the-counter remedies, further steps might need to be taken to relieve discomfort and get back to feeling normal.

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Whether seasonal allergies are bothering you or something new has caused an allergic reaction, we can help resolve the issue and test for future management of allergies.

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If already diagnosed with asthma or someone is having an attack for the first time, we have what you need to clear the airways to get back to breathing normally.

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Broken Bones (Fractures)

If you think that you might have broken a bone, it’s imperative to get checked out right away for assessment by a doctor and possible X-rays.

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Burns vary greatly in severity and some can be very painful, going beyond at-home remedies and needing the help of a medical professional to prevent pain, infection, and scarring.

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Chest Pain

Chest pain should never be ignored. Our clinic offers comprehensive evaluations, including ECGs, to understand your symptoms and provide the proper treatment promptly, ensuring your heart health is not at risk.

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If you’re feeling dehydrated after a lot of exercise or sunlight exposure and can’t seem to quench your thirst, an IV hydration treatment may be in order.

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Persistent diarrhea can lead to severe dehydration. Our clinic offers prompt, effective treatment to manage your symptoms, including hydration solutions and medications, ensuring your health is quickly restored.

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Ear Infections

Ear infections can be painful and disruptive. Our clinic provides expert examinations and treatment for children and adults, ensuring your ear health is managed with the utmost care.

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Eye Infections

Eyes can easily become infected with dust, germs, or bacterial debris which can lead to blurry vision and red, itchy eyes unless treated by a doctor.

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If you’re experiencing a high-grade fever among other flu symptoms, you’ll want to be sure to manage it before it spreads to others.

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Insect Bites & Stings

Spending time outside means exposing yourself to different insects and wildlife that bite and sting – get relief fast and get back on your feet and back outdoors.

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Lacerations (Wounds)

We’ve all knicked ourselves before while cooking in the kitchen, playing outside, and doing everyday tasks, so if a cut will not stop bleeding or is deeper than normal then a doctor should get involved.

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Rashes & Skin Irritations

Skin sensitivities and allergies can lead to rashes that may or may not be contagious, so get ahead of spreading a rash by treating it once it’s showing.

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Sprains & Strains

Sprains and strains affect mobility. Our clinic provides accurate diagnosis and customized treatment plans, including immobilization and physiotherapy, to help you recover quickly and effectively.

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Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)

If you're experiencing symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, our clinic can help. We provide comprehensive treatment, including hydration therapy, anti-nausea medication, and dietary advice to help you regain strength and recover comfortably.

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Strep Throat

Strep throat can be uncomfortable and requires timely care. Our clinic offers rapid testing and effective antibiotic treatments to confirm the diagnosis. We also guide you in over-the-counter remedies and self-care techniques to support your recovery and prevent complications.

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Urinary Issues

Urinary tract infections can cause significant discomfort. Our clinic ensures your privacy while offering testing and treatment, including antibiotics or other medications, to resolve your symptoms and restore your comfort.

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Persistent vomiting needs prompt intervention to prevent dehydration. Our clinic offers effective treatments to control nausea and replenish fluids and electrolytes, helping you feel better and recover quickly.

Visit Our Urgent Care Near Buena Park

Are you visiting from the Buena Park area? ContinuEM Urgent Care is located 18 minutes away by car, about 9.6 miles from Buena Park via CA-91 W. We look forward to treating you and experiencing the ContinuEM difference yourself.

Hours of Operation Monday - Friday
8 AM - 11 PM
(Last check-in at 10 PM)

Saturday & Sunday
10 AM - 6 PM
(Last check-in at 5 PM)

Special Hours Hours May Vary

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Urgent Care FAQs

  • Can I use ContinuEM during a life-threatening emergency?

    No. Call 911. ContinuEM can handle 90% of what usually gets handled at a typical ER. In the event you need to go to the ER, we will help you coordinate the next steps.

    #1 Alternative to Long Beach Urgent Care

  • What can you treat at ContinuEM?

    • Stomach aches, vomiting, & diarrhea
    • Foreign objects in the body
    • Skin infections & rash
    • Headache
    • Back pain
    • Contusions and lacerations
    • Upper respiratory infection
    • Shortness of breath
    • Broken bones & sprains
    • Toothaches & gum problems
    • Chest pain & palpitations
    • Leg symptoms
    • Weakness & dehydration
    • Urinary symptoms
    • Allergic reaction
    • Ear pain
    • Gynecologic complaints

  • How do you work with my current primary care physician?

    We don’t replace your existing doctors. We work closely with them and keep them in the loop the entire time, ensuring that your care is comprehensive and coordinated.

  • If I need a prescription refill, can you assist?

    Always. (Except for narcotics)

  • What's the difference between ContinuEM and an Urgent Care?

    Unlike urgent care clinics, ContinuEM facilities have greater capabilities such as CT, MRI, advanced IV medication and an on-site laboratory.

  • What types of COVID tests do you offer?

    We offer both Nasopharyngeal (NP) PCR and Oropharyngeal (OP) PCR tests.

    Nasopharyngeal (NP) PCR swabs are a nasal swab test and can offer results in as little as 30 minutes.

    Oropharyngeal (OP) PCR swabs are taken from the back of the mouth and throat and offer results in 12-48 hours

We’ve Got You Covered

Our goal is to provide urgent medical care to anyone in the area in their time of need at a cost that is right for them.

Insurance & Pricing

We accept: most HMO and PPO plans - Medicare - cash payment options

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Contact Us

We welcome you to come in for a visit, schedule your visit online or set up a Virtual Visit with us. Our staff is also available to answer any questions you might have.

Monday - Friday

8 AM - 11 PM

(last check-in at 10:30 PM)

Special Hours Hours May Vary

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Saturday & Sunday

10 AM - 6 PM

(last check-in at 5:30 PM)

6430 South Street,
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 731-3990

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