Children's Hospital Entrance

Emergency Care Just for Kids!

Expert pediatric emergency services, 24/7

Children’s Hospital New Orleans understands how stressful emergency medical situations are for families, and is committed to providing your child with the extraordinary care from our dedicated team of multidisciplinary Emergency Care providers.

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

Children’s Hospital Emergency Department
200 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, 70118
Pediatric Emergency Department at West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd, Marrero, Louisiana, 70072

An ER just for Kids

pediatric child iconOur 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 board-certified pediatric Emergency Care physicians, pediatricians 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 33 beds and seeing more than 50,000 patients per year.
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
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