Need care today? We're here for you
ER care teams at Ascension Seton are here 24/7 for life-threatening and severe illness and injury. When it’s not an emergency, but you still need to be seen right away, you’ll get the same level of compassionate care in our express care clinics or during a doctor’s visit in-person or online. When you choose Ascension Seton, you'll find all the care you need, doctors who listen, convenience and care that's connected. And with one-call navigation, if you are unsure if you need emergency care, have questions about where to go, or are looking for your closest Ascension Seton or Dell Children's location, call 512-324-2424.
Care today: express care at Ascension Seton
When it’s not an emergency, but you or your child still need care right away, the right place to go is a walk-in care clinic that provides urgent care services if your doctor’s office is closed. Doctors and care teams at our express care clinics deliver the right care for children and adults with minor injuries and illnesses. Walk in or check in online. And your Ascension Medical Group doctor or Dell Children's Medical Group pediatrician will get a record from your visit. If you or your child need more advanced care, the doctor and care team you see will connect your family with the right specialist and other services at Ascension Seton and Dell Children's. Consider express care for:
- Allergic reaction (moderate)
- Back pain (moderate)
- Burns (moderate)
- Cold-like symptoms
- Cuts that may require stitches
- GI symptoms such as non-life threatening stomach pain, heartburn, GERD and acid reflux
- Mild asthma
- Mild skin infections or abscesses
- Minor headaches, minor head injuries
- Nausea or diarrhea
- Sprains and strains
Care right away: 24/7 emergency care at Ascension Seton
Getting the right care at the right time can make a difference in an emergency. Doctors, nurses and care teams in our ERs work quickly to understand you and deliver the care that’s right for you and your family. You get an entire team dedicated to your care. So, as your healthcare needs change and become more advanced, we’re here for all your care needs and connecting the dots for your specialty care. Call 911 or go directly to an emergency room if you or a family member are experiencing:
- Severe allergic reactions
- Sudden abdominal pain (moderate to severe)
- Severe burns
- Sudden back pain (severe)
- Coughing up or vomiting blood
- Chest pain
- Severe shortness of breath
- Major trauma
- Sudden or unexplained loss of consciousness
- Pregnant and having labor pains
- Sudden neurologic changes like weakness, difficulty speaking, numbness, difficulty walking, or loss of consciousness
- Severe skin infections or complicated abscesses
If you or a loved one need care for a traumatic injury, we’re here for you. Our trauma network includes the only Level 1 trauma centers in the region at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and Dell Children’s Medical Center and Level 2 trauma centers at Ascension Seton Hays and Ascension Seton Williamson, delivering advanced care for even the most severe injuries.
When you or a loved one have symptoms of a stroke, every second counts. Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Seton are designated Comprehensive Level I Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission and Ascension Seton Hays in Kyle, TX and Ascension Seton Williamson in Round Rock are designated Primary Level II Stroke Centers — meaning we deliver 24/7 advanced stroke care. And, we connect you with specialists for follow-up care and rehabilitation.
If you or a loved one has a severe burn, we’re here for you. And your recovery is our priority. Care teams at Dell Seton deliver care for minor and life-threatening burns, including skin grafts, surgery and scar management.
Care right away: 24/7 pediatric emergency care
The Emergency Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Central Austin provides comprehensive care to children 24/7 and is the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Central Texas -- backed by the largest medical staff of pediatric specialty doctors in the region. And the Emergency Center at Dell Children's Medical Center North Campus provides pediatric emergency and trauma care for children and families in North Austin. Staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, nurses and support staff with special training and experience in pediatric emergency care, our Dell Children’s ERs provide treatment in a kid-friendly environment and take a family-centered approach to keep our young patients comfortable during the stress of injury or illness.
And now, with additional hospital locations offering Dell Children’s Emergency Care and our online ER scheduling service, it’s never been more convenient to get personalized care for your child when an emergency strikes.
Care anytime: visit with a doctor in-person or online
If it’s not an emergency and your doctor's office is open, that’s the right place to start. Go online to schedule or call to ask about same-day, next-day, walk-in or online visits. Primary care doctors and pediatricians start with a conversation to deliver the right care for minor illnesses and injuries. And if you need more advanced care, they will connect you with specialists and other services close to home, and part of our network of Ascension sites of care. Talk with your doctor about:
- Cold or flu symptoms
- Ear and eye infections
- Seasonal allergies
- Sinus or upper respiratory infections
- Sore throat, strep or a cough
- Urinary tract infections
Choose to be connected to our network of care and specialists
When you choose Ascension Seton, you have an entire team dedicated to your care. If you need more care, we will connect you to experienced cardiologists, vascular specialists, heart surgeons, neurologists, orthopedic specialists and pediatric specialists and more for the right follow-up care. Your care team also helps you manage your medications and sends prescriptions to Ascension Rx or your preferred pharmacy. And you will be connected to imaging and lab services, close to home.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency may include shortness of breath, chest pain, open fracture, fainting, severe bleeding, head injury or other major trauma, one-sided weakness or numbness, loss of consciousness or fainting, severe abdominal pain, or bites or stings.