Supporting Healthy Communities

The Urgency Room provides immediate medical care to many communities across the Twin Cities. Operating free-standing facilities in Eagan, Woodbury and Vadnais Heights, The Urgency Room to serve these communities better by providing patients with easier access to medical care. We are firm believers in community giving and actively participate and contribute to many events each year.

In The News

Stay up to date with the last information on COVID happening here in Minnesota:

Coronavirus/COVID019 Information

Rapid COVID Testing

Urgency Room Speaks to COVID:

Dr. Craig Matticks, MD -Medical Director of The Urgency Room gives a November COVID update on Inside Healthcare.  Watch the video here:


Additional COVID Information from Our Experts:

WCCO -Rapid Testing
CNN -Dr. Amy Cho, MD
Pioneer Press -Dr. Carolyn McClain, MD
WCCO -Dr. Kristi Trussell, MD
KARE 11 -Dr. Kristi Trussell, MD
FOX 9 -Dr. Carolyn McClain, MD

The Urgency Room is dedicated to providing our communities with information to ensure they can live active healthy lifestyles. Stay up to date with the latest healthcare news and topics with The Urgency Room blog.  Get your information from the experts all year round.

Urgency Room Blog

Looking for more? Check out some of the most recent press featuring content from our UR doctors:

Dr. Kristi Trussell gives us an update on the rapid molecular Covid-19 testing being done at The Urgency Room.



Dr. Brian Jones discusses more on sports injuries and kids. He addresses the new research that shows younger kids tend to have more severe head injuries when they are injured from skiing or snowboarding.

Helping Keep you Healthy

4 Common Hockey Injuries and How to Prevent Them

6 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Cold and Flu Season

Antibiotics & When NOT to Use  -Woodbury Bulletin

Watch our UR Doctors in the Media:

We care about health and wellness and educating the public.  We're always willing to do our best to assist in sharing our knowledge to help sustain happy and healthy communities.  You can find us appearing on the local news, radio and monthly cable programming.  Contact us if you're interested in scheduling a discussion with one of our ER physicians for your organization.      

Dr. Anderson on Ticks and Lyme Disease

Dr. Anderson discussing Shingles on GTN


Dr. Trussell on Abdominal Pain 

Dr. Trussell on Heat-Related Conditions

Dr. Evelsizer on Flu Season

Dr. McClain on Opioid Dangers

Dr. McClain on Women's Health

Dr. Currie on Opioids

Dr. Anderson on the Health System


Dr. Hafferman on Sports Injuries

Dr. Stowell on Water Injuries


Dr. Anderson on Lymes Disease

Dr. McClain on Health Literacy

Dr. Johnson Live at The Urgency Room

Dr. Susie Hafferman on Fall Sports Injuries

Dr. McClain on Heat Stroke 

Dr. Bryant on Summer Injuries


Dr. Stowell on Insect Bites

Dr. Jones on Winter Sports Injuries

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