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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Emergency Department

In Kishwaukee Hospital

Overview

Whether it’s for chest pain, trauma, or urgent care, emergency physicians are available 24/7 in the Kishwaukee Hospital Emergency Department.

24-hour services include:

  • Lab
  • Radiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Social services
  • Hospitalist (if admission is necessary)

As soon as you walk in the door, an emergency medical technician will greet you at the reception desk, assess the nature of your injury or illness and determine next steps. People with the most critical conditions are treated first. 

Flu Season Alert

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider to determine appropriate testing and treatment for flu. Learn more about when to seek medical care for flu-like symptoms.

While patient volumes will fluctuate throughout the flu season, current Emergency Department wait-times have stabilized. Thank you for your patience.  

Parking and Transportation

Valet parking is free to patients and visitors during select hours Monday–Saturday. Tips are not accepted, and there is no service on holidays.

Patient and Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

Monday
Open 24 hours
Tuesday
Open 24 hours
Wednesday
Open 24 hours
Thursday
Open 24 hours
Friday
Open 24 hours
Saturday
Open 24 hours
Sunday
Open 24 hours

Visits from family and friends can bring patients the warmth, comfort, encouragement and support they need to heal. 

Northwestern Medicine encourages you to spend time with your loved ones and friends during their hospital stay. Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital offers a wide range of information, resources and amenities to help make your experience convenient, comfortable and efficient.

Shop

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Emergency Department

  • Green Leaf Gift Shop DeKalb

Worship Services

A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of Outpatient Services and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Chapel is located around the corner from the Main Lobby.

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee 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. Chapel is located around the corner from the Main Lobby.

1 Kish Hospital Drive, Dekalb, IL

Hours:

Open 24 hours a day

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the #1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, 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.