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After Hours Resources

View below for closest alternatives for medical & mental health care and when to go to the emergency room or urgent care.

 

Note: Students are responsible for all fees for services rendered. OCC Student Health Center is not affiliated with any off-site facilities.


Call 911 for medical or mental health emergencies


When to Call 911 or go to the Emergency Room

Life threatening medical & psychiatric emergencies require immediate care. 

  • Illness affecting your entire body, severe pain or sudden onset of severe symptoms
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Serious burns & cuts
  • Seizures
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Symptoms of stroke
  • Change in mental status or confusion
  • Loss of consciousness/fainting
  • Multiple injuries or broken bones
  • If pregnant & have vaginal bleeding or pelvic/abdominal pain
  • Suicide risk


Hospital - Emergency Rooms

  • Hoag: 1 Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, 949-764-4624

  • Orange Coast Medical Center: 18111 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, 714-378-7000

When to go to an Urgent Care Clinic
  • Moderate fevers
  • Colds, cough or flu 
  • Nausea & vomiting 
  • Diarrhea
  • Simple sprains or strains
  • Minor cuts or burns
  • Pain with urination
  • Respiratory infections 


Urgent Care Services

  • MedPost: 3195 Harbor Blvd #3, Costa Mesa 714-263-0227
  • MemorialCare Medical Group: 17762 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, 877-696-3622


Nurse Advice Line 

  • St. Jude: 800-809-3555
  • Aetna: 800-556-1555 *for Aetna patients, including OCC International Students


Mental Health Emergencies

  • Crisis Stabilization Unit Line: 714-834-6900

  • College Hospital Costa Mesa 24 Hr Line: 800-773-8001


Hotlines & Resources

  • Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Hotline: 877-727-4747

  • Warmline (Emotional Support & Resources) 24 Hr: 877-910-9276

  • OC Sexual Assault & Rape Crisis: 714-957-2737

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

  • OC Links (Mental Health Services) Line: 855-625-4657

  • 211 (OC Health & Human Services & Support) 24 Hr : Dial 2-1-1

  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741


COVID-19 Prevention

Protect yourself & others: 

  • Stay 6 feet apart
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands often
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Clean & disinfect surfaces
  • Stay home if you have COVID-19 symptoms. Get tested & inform close contacts

OC Health Care Agency COVID-19 Information: