Pediatric ER | Ascension
Ascension Saint Alexius

Ascension Saint Alexius

  • Hospital/Medical Center
  • Emergency care - pediatrics


Open 24 hours a day, 7 day a week

Pediatric emergency care, close to home

CN EmergiKids at Ascension Saint Alexius, is a 24-hour pediatric ER and Level II Trauma Center.

CN EmergiKids delivers 24/7 emergency care for kids with serious and life-threatening injuries and illnesses. We listen to quickly understand your child's health needs. Then, we provide care that's right for your child and your family. Our emergency care doctors and care teams are specially trained to care for kids and deliver advanced life-saving services. Our care team includes pediatricians with more than 60 specialties. The hospital also provides access to the Center for the Pediatric Brain—a dedicated center for autism and a concussion clinic.

Going to the ER doesn't have to be a scary experience for kids. Our pediatric ER was designed with children and families in mind. Colorful waiting areas and exam rooms help put your child at ease, and we use specially designed equipment made just for children. From the moment you walk through the door, we deliver compassionate care to help your family through an emergency.

Caring for sudden, serious illness and injuries in children

When an illness becomes more severe or your child has a major injury, we're ready to deliver the emergency care your child needs. With pediatric specialists and child life specialists, we are here to help make you and your child feel comfortable. Emergency care includes:

  • Pediatricians in multiple areas of specialized care, including behavioral medicine
  • Medical emergency equipment designed just for kids
  • Special kid-sized beds
  • Gentle, sensitive care in a kid-friendly atmosphere
  • Helicopter transport for serious injuries

If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency in children may include: severe vomiting or diarrhea, blue face and lips or pale coloring, high fever, chest pain, seizure, trouble breathing, major injury or broken bone, severe allergic reaction, and animal bites.

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