SCAD Center for Health

Primary care

In Savannah, Memorial Health University Medical Center operates a primary care clinic for SCAD students, located in The DeSoto hotel at 300 Bull St., Suite 102.

The SCAD Center for Health is staffed by a nurse practitioner. Currently enrolled students are treated and tested for a variety of common ailments such as colds, earaches, asthma, sinus infections, minor gynecological complaints and small abrasions. More severe cases are referred to a physician or an emergency room. The clinic accepts many insurance plans and offers a self-pay option.

The primary care clinic is open 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. For faster service, schedule an appointment. Limited walk-ins are offered based on schedule availability. Call 912.350.2600 to make an appointment.

The clinic is not equipped for urgent care or emergency situations. Read below to learn more about urgent care centers in the area.

Students in Atlanta, Georgia; Hong Kong; and Lacoste, France, also have health services through local medical practitioners.

Urgent care

Urgent care centers are available in the Savannah area at 14089 Abercorn St., 912.777.6161, in Savannah, and 110 Medical Park Drive, 912.748.1515, in Pooler. There are also a number of other urgent care facilities in the surrounding areas.

In case of an emergency, students should seek help by calling 911 or visit the emergency room at Memorial Health University Medical Center or St. Joseph's/Candler hospitals. In emergency situations, EMS may be contacted to provide transportation.


In Savannah, students have access to Memorial University Medical Center's 24-hour call center, NurseOne, a service that provides telephone nurse triage, physician referral and health information. The call center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. NurseOne can be reached by phone at 912.350.WELL (9355) or 800.420.WELL (9355) or by e-mail at

When you call NurseOne, an experienced registered nurse answers your call and asks a series of questions. Your health information is quickly entered into a database that determines the best course of action based on nationally approved guidelines. Your nurse will direct you to the appropriate level of care when necessary, or tell you how to self-treat the condition at home. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

Learn more

In case of emergency

Call 911

Memorial University Medical Center, emergency room
4700 Waters Ave.
Savannah, Georgia

Memorial Health | AppleCare Urgent Care - Abercorn
14089 Abercorn St.
Savannah, Georgia

Memorial Health | AppleCare Urgent Care - Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler, Georgia

NurseOne Savannah 24/7 call center
912.350.WELL (9355) or 800.420.WELL (9355)