Call 911 for medical or mental health emergencies.

To Report On Campus Emergencies, Call Campus Safety at 714-432-5555.

View below for closest alternatives for medical & mental health care and when to go to the emergency room or urgent care.

Note: Please check your insurance coverage that providers are in-network. Students are responsible for all fees for services rendered. OCC Student Health Center is not affiliated with any off-site facilities. International Students may download their ID card and find a provider at the Aetna Student Health website.

When to Call 911 or go to the Emergency Room

Life threatening medical & psychiatric emergencies require immediate care. 

  • Illness affecting your entire body, severe pain or sudden onset of severe symptoms
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Serious burns & cuts
  • Seizures
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Symptoms of stroke
  • Change in mental status or confusion
  • Loss of consciousness/fainting
  • Multiple injuries or broken bones
  • If pregnant & have vaginal bleeding or pelvic/abdominal pain
  • Suicide risk

Hospital - Emergency Rooms

  • Hoag: 1 Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, 949-764-4624
  • Orange Coast Medical Center: 18111 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, 714-378-7000
  • UCI Medical Center: 101 The City Dr S, Orange, 714-456-7890

When to go to an Urgent Care Clinic

  • Moderate fevers
  • Colds, cough or flu 
  • Nausea & vomiting 
  • Diarrhea
  • Simple sprains or strains
  • Minor cuts or burns
  • Pain with urination
  • Respiratory infections 

Urgent Care Services (Call clinics to check Insurances accepted)

Low Cost Community Clinics (Uninsured)

Nurse Advice Line 

  • St. Jude: 800-809-3555
  • Aetna: 800-556-1555 *for Aetna patients, including OCC International Students

Mental Health Emergencies

  • Crisis Stabilization Unit Line: 714-834-6900
  • College Hospital Costa Mesa 24 Hr Line: 800-773-8001

Hotlines & Resources

  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call or Text 988
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • 211 (OC Health & Human Services & Support) 24 Hr : Dial 2-1-1
  • Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Hotline: 877-727-4747
  • Warmline (Emotional Support & Resources) 24 Hr: 877-910-9276
  • OC Sexual Assault & Rape Crisis: 714-957-2737
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
  • OC Links (Mental Health Services) Line: 855-625-4657