• Emergency Medicine: Our Care for Kids Is Among the Best In the Nation

  • World-Class Care Around the Clock

    When your child needs medical care right away, your family can trust the outstanding speed and quality of Emergency Services at Cincinnati Children’s, one of the busiest pediatric emergency departments in the United States.

    We offer 24-hour emergency care at our Burnet Campus, including the region’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center.

    Our Liberty Campus also offers 24-hour services and is equipped to handle most pediatric emergencies.

    Your family also can seek urgent care services during extended hours at our Anderson Township, Green Township and Mason outpatient centers. We also have an urgent care at our Burnet Campus.

    Our mission:

    • To provide high-quality, efficient and cost-effective service to all children requiring emergency care.
    • To provide pediatric emergency education for patients, families and healthcare providers following the principals fostered by Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMS-C).
    • To develop knowledge through research in pediatric emergency medicine.
    • To establish strong ties to our community by serving as advocates for children’s health.

    Few other pediatric emergency departments have as much experience. We have about 92,000 patient visits a year at our Burnet Campus, 34,000 patient visits at our Liberty Campus, and 25,000 patient visits at our urgent care sites.

  • Among the Best

    2013 Parents Best Emergency Care badge.
    Emergency Services at Cincinnati Children’s was recognized as the No. 2 pediatric emergency care program in the nation by Parents magazine. Read about our 2013 Parents rankings.
  • Contact Us

    For more information, call Emergency Services, 513-636-4293, or the business office, 513-636-7966.

  • Lantern Award

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    The Emergency Nurses Association has recognized the Burnet and Liberty emergency departments at Cincinnati Children’s. The Lantern Award honors our commitment to quality, safety, a healthy work environment, and innovation in nursing practice in leadership, education, advocacy and research. Cincinnati Children’s is the only hospital to have earned Lantern Awards for two campuses.