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Emergency and After Hours

In the event of a medical emergency or life-threatening condition, call 911. If you need non-emergency medical care after hours, call the Schiffert Health Center Medical Advice Line at 540-231-6444. They will direct you in self-care, resources for community clinics and/or to the local hospital emergency room.

Local After Hours Medical Clinic/Urgent Care Clinic Options

Velocity Care

North End Center 215 Gilbert Street
Blacksburg,VA 24060
Monday - Sunday: 7 a.m.-12 a.m.

Velocity Care

434 Peppers Ferry Road Christiansburg, VA 24073 540-382-6000
Monday - Saturday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
No appointment necessary, x-ray and lab available, onsite pharmacy, vaccinations available.


100 Spradlin Farm Drive Christiansburg, VA 24073
Monday - Sunday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
No appointment necessary.

CVS Minute Clinic

550 N Franklin Street Christiansburg, VA 24073
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Students can also call the after-hours medical advice line at 540-231-6444

Nearby Hospitals

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery

3700 South Main Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Carilion NRV Medical Center

2900 Lamb Circle
Christiansburg, VA 24073

All local area hospitals provide emergency medical care. The Virginia Tech Rescue Squad and the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad provide emergency services to the campus and local community. All expenses and charges for medical care received outside of Schiffert Health Center are the student’s responsibility and not covered by the student health fee.