Sendas Urgent Care provides immediate care for acute, non-life threatening illnesses, and injuries in a friendly, caring, and compassionate environment. Our team of staff and health care providers are experienced in evaluating and treating both straightforward and complex cases that are commonly seen in adults and children, women, and geriatrics. Routine medical care is offered on a walk-in basis, by appointments, and via TeleMED.

Sendas Team of staff and providers have extensive experience and training in illness evaluation and treatment.

We are equipped to handle respiratory symptoms including pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, coughs, colds, sinus infections, ear infections, and sore throats. We are able to administer nebulizer treatments for asthma and wheezing and utilize on-site digital x-rays to aid in diagnosis of respiratory infections.

We provide evaluation and treatment of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea including IF fluid treatment for dehydration.

Our on-site laboratory aids in the diagnosis of urinary tract infections, Strep, and pregnancy testing. Other laboratory testing are available as a send-out. On-site, we are equipped for treatment of minor lacerations, skin abscesses and boils, ingrown toenail, and other skin conditions.

For more severe condition, our Referral Service Team will coordinate your care with local imaging centers, specialty consultants, and hospitals to get you the care you need appropriately and quickly as possible.


On-Site Digital X-Ray

We offer x-ray service on-site. Our providers will review and discuss the x-ray findings with you before your service is completed. The x-ray images are over-read by a Radiologist. A copy of your x-ray report is available upon request.

For more advance imaging, we work closely with your Insurance Company and Imaging Centers in the community. Upon approval from your insurance, we can assist with making appointment.

Laboratory Service

Sendas offers on-site lab testing. Most results are available in 5 minutes.

These include:

  • Fingerstick Glucose
  • Influenza (Flu) Testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Rapid Strep testing
  • Urine Analysis
  • Urine Drug Testing

More complicated tests will be collected on site and sent to a reference laboratory. We handle collection and transportation of the specimen to the lab and communicate the results to you when available. See Laboratory Testing Send-Out.

Respiratory Treatments

Sendas offers a wide range of respiratory treatments. Bakersfield’s poor air quality predisposes many people to respiratory illnesses such as allergies, asthma, bronchitis, COPD, pneumonia, and other inflammatory process. Our providers are here to provide you with the appropriate respiratory treatment to improve your symptoms. These include:

  • Breathing (Nebulizer) Treatments
  • Allergy Shot
  • Antibiotic Injection
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Pulmonary Function test (PFT)
  • Laboratory Testing for Environmental Allergies, Food and Nuts Allergies, Mold Allergies, COVID-19, Influenza, RSV, Walking-Pneumonia, and Valley fever.

Referral Service

Sendas Urgent Care is committed to our patients and customers. Sometimes, additional testing, imaging, and consultation with specialists are needed for the more complex cases. As a service, our team of helpful staff can contact your insurance for referral authorization. We will coordinate your care with laboratories, outpatient imaging centers, and physician specialists and make appointments that are most convenient for you.

Our team will communicate this information and results to you when they become available, thus creating a network of care options that is right for you.

In some cases, you will have to be seen and referred by your Primary Care Provider before your insurance company will authorize a referral.

You must call 911 or immediately get yourself to an Emergency Department for treatment of the following:

  • signs or symptoms of heart attack or stroke
  • major head injury
  • life threatening allergic reactions
  • severe choking (cannot breathe or talk)
  • fall from greater than 7 feet
  • near drowning
  • electrical shock
  • open or angulated fracture
  • amputation of a body part