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Children's Hospital New Orleans

Emergency Care for Kids just got easier!

24/7 pediatric emergency care

Children’s Hospital's new Main Campus Emergency Department features a dedicated exterior entrance and parking, allowing families to easily access the our emergency registration and waiting areas. View a map.

Children’s Hospital ER

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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Your safety is our priority

Children's Hospital Emergency Department offers comprehensive emergency services with the highest standards of quality care, patient comfort, and safety. Our team of caring and compassionate ER medical professionals treat more than 34,000 emergency patients each year.

We deliver the treatment you need, when you need it. Our ER is equipped with 17 beds and is open 24 hours a day, every day.

  • Board-Certified ER Physicians
  • 24/7 Access to Labs and Imaging
  • Convenient locations in Uptown New Orleans, Metairie, and the Westbank
  • Comprehensive On-Site Specialists

On-Site specialists including surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, among many others

Emergency Care 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.

Each location is 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 at our Main Campus location. 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:

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