Urgent Care walk in is open in the Jules Stein Building during this time and seeing TRULY URGENT patients. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. They are limited in staff so patients may be turned away if capacity is reached. Faculty offices are open for patients with urgent problems and those who are in the postoperative phase of care. UCLA hospitals and clinics will remain open and fully operational; more information is available on UCLA Health’s website.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and LA County Department of Public Health are tracking the outbreak of a newly identified respiratory virus – COVID-19, or novel coronavirus – and working with public health experts and health care providers to help contain its spread. UCLA Health infectious disease specialists are assisting with this effort and are in regular contact with local and state public health officials and the CDC. This is a new strain of coronavirus and vigilance with precautions, testing and diagnosis is important to containing its spread. UCLA Health’s overriding objective at all times is to ensure the safety of patients and employees while maintaining high-quality clinical care at our hospitals and clinics. What you need to know about the Corona virus >
To protect you, other patients and our staff, visitors with fever, chills, cough, runny nose, sore throat or body aches should not visit at this time as they put you and our other patients at higher risk of infection. Add California COVID notify to your smart phone.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States and has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages. Vision loss progresses at such a gradual rate that people affected by the condition are often unaware of it until their sight has already been compromised. Read More >
UCLA’s global education program provides subspecialty training to ophthalmologists from throughout the world to further preserve and restore vision. Read more in the our latest edition of our EYE Magazine.
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