Urgent Care Services

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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“Fast, reliable, professional, caring support. By far the best Urgent Care facility we have ever visited.”

Robert B.

On-Site Medical Services We Provide

We provide on-site medical services going beyond what you see at typical urgent care facilities to help treat a broader range of diagnoses for every patient.

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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 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 April 24th - 26th
8 AM - 10 PM (last check-in)

April 27th & 28th
10 AM - 5 PM (last check-in)

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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