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Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Emergency Department

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You’ll find comfort and confidence in knowing that Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a regional leader in providing emergency and trauma care, with several notable distinctions.

CDH is one of the first medical centers in Illinois to earn the Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center designation by the Joint Commission. CDH receives stroke patient transfers from more than 30 hospitals in Chicago’s western suburbs. CDH is also a Level II Trauma Center. Your advanced heart care starts in the Emergency Department and continues with experienced and highly ranked heart care specialists.

Physician specialists on the medical staff of CDH are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week along with the skilled staff and advanced technology to handle acute critical care.

Located through the main CDH Emergency Department entrance, the CDH Pediatric Emergency Department is designated by the State of Illinois as a Level II Trauma Center and is open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. every day. This gives parents more access to emergency care for their children’s needs. Learn more about the Pediatric Emergency Department at CDH.

Last pediatric patient registration in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Central DuPage Hospital is before 12 midnight.

Parking and Transportation

General parking is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is patrolled by security staff.

Parking Lots and Entrances

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Disability and foreign language services

  • Language interpreters: Medically trained interpreters for a variety of languages are available to assist you. If you prefer to communicate in a language other than English, please ask a member of the care team for assistance. This confidential service is provided free of charge.
  • Resources for the hearing impaired: If you or your loved one has a hearing impairment, American Sign Language interpreters, TTY devices and a video interpreting system are available. Please notify a staff member if you would like to use this free, confidential service.

Patient and Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

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Visitors play an important role in helping patients recover. To maintain a healing environment and enable patients to rest, however, we ask that family and friends honor the following hours and guidelines for visits.

Visiting hours

10am-8pm daily

  • Visitors: Three to four maximum at a time
  • Children: Must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Etiquette: Limit cell phone use; maintain a lowered voice; monitor the behavior of visiting children

Please note that visiting hours and policies may vary by unit. Please check with the care team on the unit for any specific guidelines.

Download our Services and Amenities Map.

ATM Locations

  • For your convenience, two ATMs are available on the first floor of the hospital. One is in the Outpatient Services lobby, and the other is in the cafeteria.

Hotels and Lodging

If you need overnight accommodations near Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (CDH), a list of area hotels is below. When making a reservation, please mention that you are a patient/associate of the hospital to receive a corporate rate.

Worship Services

Central DuPage Hospital Chapel

A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of Outpatient Services and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Chaplains are available to listen to your concerns and offer spiritual support. To request a chaplain visit, please ask the patient’s nurse, or contact the chaplain directly at 630.933.6624 or TTY 711.


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Departments and Services

Main Facility
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Emergency Department


Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department


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Emergency Medicine
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department


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Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine is proud to have five hospitals ranked among “America’s Best” by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the only Illinois hospital on the national Honor Roll for 12 straight years, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.

Related Resources

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