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Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

In Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Emergency Department

Overview

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The CDH Pediatric Emergency Department is IDPH Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) and is designated by the State of Illinois as a Level II Trauma Center. Located through the main CDH Emergency Department entrance, the CDH Pediatric Emergency Department 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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Accessibility

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

Monday
9 am–1 am
Tuesday
9 am–1 am
Wednesday
9 am–1 am
Thursday
9 am–1 am
Friday
9 am–1 am
Saturday
9 am–1 am
Sunday
9 am–1 am

* Hours are subject to change. Hours may vary on certain holidays. Please call to confirm. Last pediatric patient registration in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Central DuPage Hospital is before 12 midnight. Please note that your child may be treated in the general emergency department.

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital offers a wide range of information, resources and amenities to help make your experience convenient, comfortable and efficient.

Last pediatric patient registration in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Central DuPage Hospital is:

  • Before 12 midnight Monday through Friday
  • Before 11 pm on Saturday and Sunday evenings and select holidays

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Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Emergency Department

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  • Inpatient Pavilion Gift Shop/Coffee Shop
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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, 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.

Services

The Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) Pediatric Emergency Department annually provides a comprehensive range of emergency pediatric care service to more than 18,000 babies, young children and teens (up to age 19).

The CDH Pediatric Emergency Department offers care for children through a multidisciplinary team approach. You’ll find medical professionals who understand the benefit of coordinated emergency medicine—from the nurses who know just the right words to comfort your child to the skilled emergency medicine care team* that includes:

  • Lurie Children's specialists, board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatrics
  • Additional Lurie Children's pediatric specialists including general surgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, radiologists, hematologists/oncologists, pulmonologists and others as needed
  • Patient care technicians
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Registered nurses with advanced education and certification in critical care
  • Radiology technicians
  • Child life specialists
  • Social workers

This compassionate, collaborative approach to care is available for pediatric patients from arrival through recovery.


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.

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.