When to Use a Medical Aid Unit


To better meet your health care needs, Christiana Care offers easy access to exceptional care from a medical professional every day at our Medical Aid Units in five locations in Delaware.

Adults and children can visit a Christiana Care Medical Aid Unit to treat injuries or illnesses that are not extremely serious or life-threatening, but require care within a few hours or the same day. When you need medical attention quickly and your family doctor is not available, Christiana Care Medical Aid Units provide exceptional care in a timely manner. Our health care providers will see you for:

Asthma attacks Sore throats and coughs
Broken bones Sports injuries
Eye and ear problems Sprains and strains
Flu-like symptoms STD concerns (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
Gastrointestinal (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) Tuberculosis testing
Minor burns Urinary tract infection
Physical exams: work, sports or school Vaginal burning/itching
Rashes Viral Illnesses
Sinus infection Wounds and cuts
Skin infection


No appointment is necessary. We participate in most health-insurance plans.

Christiana Care Medical Aid Units are not a substitute for a hospital emergency department, which you should visit for treatment of severe accidents or life-threatening symptoms. Dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies.