Northwell Health provides first-class patient care and cutting-edge treatment every day, in all of our locations.
We boast hospitals with well-staffed emergency departments, which are crucial pillars of support to their facilities. Our board-certified emergency medicine physicians collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, technicians and additional support staff to diagnose and treat your specific injury. We offer a variety of emergency medicine services, including trauma, stroke, critical care, sports-related injuries and pediatric specialty care.
We have also partnered with GoHealth to provide urgent care services in facilities across Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester County and Long Island. Northwell Health GoHealth Urgent Care centers are open 365 days a year and can provide urgent, walk in medical care to you and your family for all minor illnesses and injuries. To learn more about this easy and efficient way to access care, please visit our GoHealth website.
Our care extends far beyond the four walls of the emergency department and urgent care centers as well, and includes clinical oversight for the emergency helicopter service, SkyHealth. Together, we provide advanced patient care that results in improved outcomes and better quality of life.
Emergency Department or Urgent Care?
Depending on you or your loved one's condition, an urgent care facility might be more appropriate than going to an emergency room, or it could be the reverse situation. This can be a difficult decision to make, especially when things are happening quickly, which is why we've put together the list below to help guide your decision. If you think you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.
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