Expert care for when you need us most
If at any point your symptoms worsen or you feel like you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room.
Need emergency care now? Know when and where to go.
Four E.R. locations across the Puget Sound region for emergency care you can rely on, day or night, 24/7.
Emergency Department at Harborview
Emergency Department at UW Medical Center - Northwest
Emergency Department at UW Medical Center - Montlake
Emergency Department at Valley Medical Center
Harborview Abuse and Trauma Center
Should I go to the emergency room?
If you have an illness or injury that you think may be life-threatening without immediate medical or psychiatric care, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
You’ll receive comprehensive, coordinated and specialized critical care for all major injuries at the region’s only Level 1 trauma center.
Verification distinguishes a burn center's capabilities of providing high quality burn care. Ours is the only verified burn center in Washington.
Our world-renowned care team are leading experts in cardiothoracic surgery and will help you get the care you need right away.
With three stroke centers in the Seattle area, UW Medicine consistently provides the highest standard of care for all types of strokes, 24/7.
Should I go to urgent care instead?
Can't get in for a same-day appointment? UW Medicine urgent care clinics are open 7 days a week for walk-ins or use the “Get in line” option and we’ll hold your spot in line. Urgent care can provide attention for the sudden onset of non-life-threatening problems or issues that could become worse without treatment.