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Acute and Chronic Illness or Injury

Vaden Health Center’s medical services staff can take care of most of your primary care needs.  

It is best to make an appointment on the VadenPatient portal or by calling 650-498-2336, Ext. 1. However if you walk in for an urgent issue we will do our best to accommodate your needs. 

Nurses manage

  • Sore throats.
  • Urinary symptoms for women.
  • Removal of stitches.
  • Wound care.
  • Blood pressure checks.
  • Weight and vitals checks.
  • Pregnancy test.

Clinicians, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants manage most routine illnesses and injuries, such as

  • Respiratory illness, including asthma, ear problems, allergies.
  • Gastrointestinal (stomach) illnesses.
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Infections, including travel-related illnesses.
  • Lacerations (cuts).
  • Headaches.
  • Acne and other skin problems.

For information on specific health issues search UpToDate.

You can also learn more about your health, including information about drugs, therapies, and symptoms, take interactive health tutorials, and find reliable medical websites at Medline Plus, a service of the National Library of Medicine.