Health, Beauty & FitnessVegas UnfilteredWeird & Wild

Hangovers, Bugs, and Boo-Boos: Where to Turn for Vegas Medical Emergencies

From minor accidents to illnesses and hangovers, help isn’t far away…

The misadventures of THE HANGOVER guys made for great comedy, but medical emergencies are no laughing matter. This is especially true when you’re away from home and don’t know where to turn. From minor accidents to sudden illnesses and hangovers, when you need help, Vegas is fully equipped to handle your medical concerns.

In this article, we’ll offer a list of easy-to-access facilities and services. From walk-in clinics to in-room infusion services, help is just a phone call or Lyft ride away. Of course, in severe circumstances, you’ll always want to dial 9-1-1.



Elite Medical Center (above) is an extension of Valley Hospital. Located at 150 East Harmon Avenue, right behind Planet Hollywood Resort, this full-service facility is open 24/7. Elite Medical Center treats adult and pediatric emergencies, trauma and injury care, and offers diagnostic/lab services.

“ER Reserve” allows you to schedule appointments for less-urgent matters such as earaches, sore throats, colds, and sprains. Visit their website here or call 702-546-0911 to learn more.

CVS Minute Clinic –

There are several CVS drugstores along the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding areas. Many of them offer Minute Clinic walk-in centers to treat minor ailments. Perhaps the most visible is across from Bellagio at 3645 S. Las Vegas Boulevard. This one is only open Monday through Friday. Click here for hours and information on that particular location.

For a list of all CVS Minute Clinic locations and services, visit here.

WALGREENS Health Care Clinic –

Similar to CVS Minute Clinic but far less plentiful, Walgreens Health Care Clinic is helpful for treating minor infections and illnesses. Their providers are able to write prescriptions that can then be immediately filled in the same store. Here are some of the more helpful locations for Las Vegas visitors:

Health Care Clinic – Walgreens 3339 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas 866-825-3227
Health Care Clinic – Walgreens 3765 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas 866-825-3227


DISPATCH Health Mobile Urgent Care –

If you are so sick that you can’t imagine getting out of bed, don’t fret. DISPATCH Health Mobile Urgent Care can come to you:

“DispatchHealth arrives fully equipped to test and treat everything an urgent care can, at the same cost as an urgent care visit. Proudly providing same-day medical care to adults and children throughout Las Vegas. Open 365 days a year.”

Call 702-637-1664 to request an appointment, or visit the DISPATCH Health website by clicking here.


One of the most common pitfalls of a wild Vegas weekend is the hangover. Enough so that a trilogy of popular movies exploited the rough side effects of hangovers, both physical and social. Headache, nausea, and malaise that come from the combination of dehydration and too much alcohol (or drugs) can be treated with intravenous fluids. This process will hydrate and restore vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes, leading to extremely rapid recovery.

A number of Las Vegas services are dedicated to treating this all-too-popular condition. They will come to your hotel room, hook you up, and get you back on your feet. Here are a few:


THE I.V. DOC brings a number of treatments directly to your door. Acute care services treat basic dehydration. allergies, stomach bugs, flu, food poisoning, migraines, and jet lag. Rapid COVID-19 testing is available as well. If you wish to speak to a doctor directly, you can set up a telehealth virtual online consultation.

According to their website, “The I.V. Doc is the leading provider of mobile I.V. treatments and wellness infusions. The I.V. Doc’s consulting physicians and licensed medical professionals are dedicated to placing your health and well-being above all. The I.V. Doc’s protocols for aseptic technique and I.V. care go beyond many hospital standards.”

Call 844-843-4836 or click here for a list of services and prices.


HANGOVER IV mobile hydration service offers three levels of treatment, depending on severity. They range in price from $159 to $375. Results are immediate, and bonus side effects include muscle recovery and improved skin/hair/nails. There’s even a “Pre-Game” option that prepares your body for a night out. It’s helpful for weddings, music festivals, and bachelor parties.

A nurse will come to you and take a brief medical history before administering your treatment. An over-the-phone deposit is required. Call 702-501-5149 to schedule a HANGOVER IV appointment, or visit their website to learn more.


This direct-to-you service operates the same way as HANGOVER IV, with additional medical options. DRIP HYDRATION offers COVID-19 testing, Urgent Care medical services, lab/diagnostics, and cosmetic treatments. They can help with pink eye, stomach ailments, urinary tract infections, and bronchitis/pneumonia. Book online by visiting here.


If you’re concerned about the risks associated with outrageous Sin City activities, consider purchasing domestic travel insurance. Not only can this coverage take care of flight and luggage problems, but can also reimburse the cost of medical emergencies. Unfortunately, most companies focus on international medical insurance only, despite the need.

TRAVELEX INSURANCE recognizes the market quite well:

“Travel insurance for your domestic trip can provide coverage for emergency medical and dental expenses. Medical treatment in the US is often incredibly expensive, particularly if you need to go to urgent care or the emergency room. There’s also a chance that if you are traveling to a different state, medical providers may not accept your health insurance. Thankfully, travel insurance can reimburse you for emergency medical and dental expenses while you’re on your trip.”

Get a quote to insure your individual trip through TRAVELEX by clicking here.

The annual Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas this weekend, and with it, close to half a million partiers. Sadly, there will be numerous illnesses, injuries, and perhaps even a few fatalities. The EDC official website offers plenty of recommendations for having a safe time, and medical staff is available on the event grounds:

So remember….there’s always medical assistance nearby, and now you know how to find it. Party responsibly and have a great time.




Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *