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Emergency Department

1405 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Emergency Department

24 hours

We are experiencing high volumes, which has led to increased wait times at our emergency departments and urgent care locations. Thank you for your patience.

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Updated Sept. 20, 2021

To protect our patients, their families and our staff, we are limiting each visitor to one parent or caregiver at our Emergency departments, Urgent Care Centers, Emory Children’s Center and some services within our hospitals.

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Your safety is our priority

Because the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is a priority, Children’s is:

  • Screening all patients and visitors for illness, including a temperature check. No sick visitors will be allowed in our facilities.
  • Allowing two caregivers with each patient. No other family or visitors are allowed.
    • Our Emergency Departments, Urgent Care Centers, Emory Children’s Center and some services within our hospitals continue to have one caregiver limits. These services include hospital radiology and laboratory services, as well as outpatient clinics for cardiac, transplant and infusion.
  • Requiring everyone to wear a mask at all times during their visit.
  • Practicing social distancing by staying 6 feet away from other patients and visitors.
  • Enhancing cleaning measures.

COVID-19 Pediatric Assessment Tool

This tool is meant to help parents answer two questions:

  1. What should I do if my child has a fever and/or a cough?
  2. What should I do if my child has been around someone with COVID-19, but my child has no symptoms?

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No non-emergent testing

COVID-19 testing is not being offered in the Emergency Departments or Urgent Care locations for patients who do not have symptoms.

Testing Sites

Covid 19 and your child

This content is general information and is not specific medical advice. In case of an urgent concern or emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away.

Does your child need a COVID-19 test?

If your child has no or mild symptoms, or just needs a test, go to a community testing site.

Testing Sites

About this location:

Located on the Emory University School of Medicine campus in DeKalb County, Children's Egleston Hospital offers many services, including an Emergency Department, as well as cardiac and transplant centers. In addition, the Egleston Hospital campus houses the Emory Children's Center Building.

Audiology

Inpatient procedures by appointment only

A service of the Outpatient Rehabilitation Program

Cancer and Blood Disorders

Located on the 4th floor.

Diabetes

Diabetes Education Program located here

Gynecology

The Children’s Physician Group gynecology team is experienced in the medical and surgical management of females ages 0 to 21 with a wide range of gynecological issues.

Surgical procedures are performed at our Egleston hospital.

Heart

Service Line- Cardiac Services

Laboratory Services

Outpatient lab located on the first floor

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday to Friday

Neurophysiology

Services: EEG

Radiology

Services:

  • Bone Densitometry (DEXA): Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
  • CT: Monday to Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m
  • Fluoroscopy: Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Interventional Radiology: Monday to Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • MRI: Monday to Friday - 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday - 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Nuclear Medicine: Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • PET/CT: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Ultrasound: Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday - 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • X-ray: Monday to Sunday - 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sleep Disorders

Service: Overnight sleep studies

Transplant

A department of Children’s at Egleston hospital