Amid growing concerns over COVID-19, we remain committed to providing transparent, quality and safe care. Read more about our current protocols and important patient information.

Locations Services
WellNow Virtual Medical

We help make it all better anytime, anywhere.

Enjoy 24/7 access to WellNow providers via your smartphone or computer from anywhere in New York State. No appointments, no waiting rooms — just convenient care.

Hours


8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

We are open for regular hours on most holidays. Visit our website for details.

1438 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203, USA gmap-img thumbnail

Our accepted insurance plans

All WellNow Urgent Care locations accept a wide variety of insurance plans.

Copayments are determined by your insurance plan — please refer to your policy benefits for more information.

If your insurance carrier is not listed below, your claim may still be paid as an out-of-network service and may require additional financial responsibility from you. Please call your carrier’s member services (the phone number should be listed on the back of your insurance card) or refer to your policy benefits to determine your out-of-network treatment options and your financial responsibility.

*Our accepted insurance plans are subject to change.

  • Aetna / Meritain Health
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • CDPHP (w/Magnacare Logo)
  • Cigna (with MVP or MultiPlan Logo)
  • Empire United Healthcare
  • Excellus
  • Fidelis
  • GHI / EmblemHealth
  • Hooray Health
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions
  • MagnaCare
  • Martin’s Point
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare (including Medicare Advantage Plans)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Nova
  • Railroad Medicare
  • TRICARE (Point of Service)
  • TriWest (Veterans Choice PC3)
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera
  • UPMC
  • Wellcare (Today’s Options)
  • Workers’ Comp (First Aid or Claim)
  • YourCare
  • Network Association, with insurance carriers carrying the logo of:
  • ACPN
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP
  • Three Rivers
  • USA MCO

Why choose WellNow Urgent Care?

As an alternative to visiting your primary care provider or an emergency room, WellNow is here for you when you want to get well, now. Our qualified and friendly providers are committed to offering reliable, accessible services for our patients and communities. We are proud to be one of only 10% of urgent care facilities accredited by the Urgent Care Association — a testament to our high standard of care.

Location highlights

WellNow Urgent Care’s Albany facility, in partnership with St. Peter’s Health Partners, is here to help make it all better. We are located in your community to offer quick, quality care with exceptional service for the non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses that you or your family may face. From coughs and colds to sprains and strains, we are proud to offer convenient healthcare — with online check-ins available and no appointments ever needed.

All locations have use of X-ray technology and lab testing equipment to assist our providers in your diagnosis. Our facility offers a caring and comfortable environment with flat-screen TVs, an arcade machine, complimentary Wi-Fi, slushies and a hot beverage station.

Located near the corner of Western Avenue and McKown Road, we accept most insurance and are open seven days a week. Check in online or walk in for a convenient way to get better.

: