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Emergency Department

Children’s National Health System has two Emergency Departments to meet the needs of our patients. One is located at our main campus; the other is located at United Medical Center in Southeast Washington, DC.

Knowing when to take your child to the emergency department is important. For most common illnesses, your child’ primary care provider can help.

Main Hospital

111 Michigan Avenue
Washington District of Columbia 20010
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Phone: 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Children’s National Emergency Department at United Medical Center

1310 Southern Ave., SE
Washington District of Columbia 20032
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Phone: 202-741-4100

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As the nation’s children’s hospital, we aim to excel in clinical care, advocacy, research and education.

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Learn more about our history, our growth, and our continuing commitment to the nation’s children.  

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