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Finding the Care You Need

Symptom What to do
Non-Urgent Symptoms
  • Minor cuts or burns
  • Sprains
  • Cold, flu or sore throat
  • Annual woman exam
  • Allergies
Make an appointment to be seen at Vaden Health Center by calling: (650) 498-2336, ext. 1
Urgent Situations (You need help right away)
  • Asthma (which is not responding to usual medication)
  • Fracture or dislocation
  • Laceration requiring stitches
  • Injury with significant pain and swelling
Go to Vaden Health Center,
if it's open, call: (650) 498-2336

If it's closed:
Palo Alto Center Urgent Care: (650) 853-2958
Stanford University Medical Center Emergency Department
Life-Threatening Conditions (serious injury or threat to life)
  • Broken bones
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
Call 9-1-1, or use a blue emergency phone

You will be taken to the nearest hospital Emergency Department. The Stanford University Medical Center Emergency Department is the nearest one on campus.

Vaden Health Center Hours of Operation

Medical services are located on the first floor of Vaden Health Center at:
866 Campus Drive
Call (650) 498-2336, extension 1

Hours of operation and appointment times vary.