Emergency Care
Emergency Care

Available Locations

Emergency Care services available at the following locations:

Emergency Care for Kids just got easier!

Online check-in now available for 24/7 pediatric emergency care.

On Tuesday, September 21 at 7 am, Children’s Hospital opened the new, dedicated patient/family entrance to our expanded Emergency Department (ED), which opened in August. The new ED entrance features a dedicated exterior entrance and parking, allowing families to easily access the all-new emergency registration and waiting areas. View a map.

Children's Hospital ER
Online Check-in

200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Rapid and expert emergency care at Children's Hospital because we know in the ER, every second counts.

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Children’s Hospital New Orleans understands how stressful medical emergencies are for families and is committed to providing your child with extraordinary care from our team of multidisciplinary Emergency Care providers. Now, visiting the Children’s ED is easier than ever with online check-in.

With three pediatric emergency departments at Children's Hospital, West Jefferson Medical Center, and Metairie, we are here for you and your family when you need us most.

Children’s Hospital Emergency Department
200 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans 70118
phone icon 504.896.9474
Pediatric Emergency Department at West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero, Louisiana 70072
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Children's Hospital Metairie Emergency Room
4545 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006
phone icon 504.896.2101

An ER just for Kids

Our dedicated pediatric emergency departments are here to provide a complete range of emergency services to care for children from birth through age 21.

Both departments are staffed with Children’s Hospital pediatric Emergency Care physicians, nurse practitioners, and pediatric nurses all working together to provide comprehensive patient and family-centered care for a wide variety of illness and injuries.

Children's Hospital has the largest pediatric emergency department in Louisiana, with 46 beds and seeing more than 50,000 patients per year. The emergency department features fast track and rapid assessment rooms, as well as dedicated trauma bays and a private behavioral health pod.
This facility has
  • access to over 40 pediatric specialties, including emergency pediatric dental care
  • the ability to transport patients from other facilities by fixed wing aircraft, helicopter, or ambulance

East bank families can receive expert pediatric emergency care at Children's Hospital's 24/7 Emergency Room in Metairie. The 11-bed ER is located at 4545 Veterans Blvd., and offers access to specialized emergency care for kids, in addition to scheduled imaging tests. Click here to learn more about our Metairie location.

West bank families can now receive the same extraordinary care at the Pediatric Emergency Department at West Jefferson Medical Center.
This 7-bed department is
  • located a few feet away from the primary emergency room of the hospital's main lobby
  • equipped with technology specifically for pediatric patients

For non-life threatening emergencies, we offer virtual care:

cell phone iconVirtual Care for Kids, including 24/7 virtual urgent care