If this is a medical emergency, please call 911. For other urgent care needs, please visit one of our immediate care locations.

If this is a medical emergency, please call 911.

Northwestern Medicine Emergency Center Grayslake

Emergency Care

Call 847.535.8950
1475 E. Belvidere Road
Suite 1268
Grayslake, IL 60030
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Hours of Operation

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours


At the Northwestern Medicine Emergency Center Grayslake, we treat a wide range of injuries and provide emergency care for patients in western Lake County. We can also accept basic life support (BLS) ambulance transports with emergency patients.

The Grayslake Emergency Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and has 14 emergency treatment beds, staffed by board-certified emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, advanced life support technicians and certified nurses providing a full range of emergency services care.

An ambulance is on-site to transport patients to Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital or other area hospitals, if needed.

Reservations and Online Check-in

Northwestern Medicine Emergency Center Grayslake offers ER Express Check-In. Find the next available time and hold your place in line using our online ER Express Check-In Form.


You'll find free parking in front of the building and next to the Pavilion C entrance. Valet parking is also available.


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When to seek emergency care

Call 911 if you:

  • Have a life-threatening injury/illness
  • Experience head, neck or back trauma, or other major trauma
  • Fear you or the patient may need medical attention before you can get to the hospital, or you have doubts about your ability to drive safely to the emergency room
  • Have physical limitations preventing you from getting you or the patient to the hospital

Seek treatment from an emergency room in the following situations:

  • Poisoning
  • Abdominal pain with fever
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Severe burns
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Dehydration
  • Fainting or loss of consciousness
  • Stroke
  • Severe head wound
  • Major trauma
  • Difficulty breathing or bluish look around the mouth
  • Sudden dizziness or weakness
  • Seizures
  • Possible suicide or mental disorder
  • Foreign object swallowed or otherwise lodged in the body
  • Severe and/or persistent vomiting

Parents: To be prepared in the event that your child may need to go to the Emergency Department before you can arrive, complete this Parental Consent: Emergency Release form and leave it where it can be found easily by a teacher, neighbor or babysitter.