Children’s Emergency Room

Dr. Lisa Barker with baby in Emergency Department

(888) 627-5673

OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois is home to a 24-hour emergency room designed for children and families. This child-friendly atmosphere promotes privacy, healing and family-centered care. Our private exam rooms were designed to keep our young patients and their caregivers as calm and comfortable as possible.

Located next to the OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center emergency department in Peoria, we offer a separate entrance and waiting room just for kids and families.

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What sets us apart?

  • Our nurses, advanced practice providers and emergency medicine physicians are specially trained in treating sick or injured children. Child life specialists are also available to assist with preparation for procedures, medical play and distraction when needed.
  • OSF Children’s Hospital maintains state designation as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center . This distinction is the highest ranking of its kind a hospital can attain and recognizes centers that provide optimal care.
  • We also hold a designation from Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) and Pediatric Critical Care Center (PCCC). This designation is awarded to hospitals that meet high standards of care for children and focuses on quality and safety.

Not sure if you need the emergency room?

Call (888) 627-5673 to ask a nurse.

Always call 9-1-1 in case of an emergency.

Want a sneak peek?

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