After Hours

(after 5:00 p.m. weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays)

For emergencies see Emergencies. For life-threatening emergencies call 911.

If you aren’t sure how serious your problem is call Acute Care 203-432-0123.

When you call Acute Care you will speak with a nurse who will ask you detailed questions about your condition. The nurse will determine the best care plan for you. This may include:

  • Home care
  • A visit to Acute Care
  • An appointment at Yale Health during regular hours
  • A referral to the emergency department

Please note: A copay may apply for after hours visits to Acute Care. Please review your Schedule of Benefits for details.

For copays, after hours is defined as:

  • Monday - Friday 6 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Weekends
  • University holidays and recess days