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Emergency Services

Nobody knows when an emergency will arise-so it is important to know where to go for the right care. Our Northridge ER has been addressing the emergent needs of our community for nearly 60 years, treating more than 50,000 patients every year. We are here for your urgent, emergency needs 24/7, and we know how to quickly get you the care you need.

Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics

Northridge Hospital has earned an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) designation that ensures we have the staff and technology needed to provide immediate care to young patients.

Comprehensive Emergency Services in the San Fernando Valley

Our Emergency Room offers a complete range of care backed by the depth of expertise at our award-winning hospital. We have access to additional specialists, subspecialists, and equipment reducing the need to be transferred to another hospital. 

  • Heart Attack Center: We are one of the first designated Heart Attack Centers in L.A. County. We rapidly treat a heart attack in progress to increase the likelihood of survival.
  • Chest Pain CenterThe Cardiovascular Center's Chest Pain Center ensures that patients who complain of chest pain receive immediate treatment. Not all Emergency Rooms are equipped to care for heart attack patients.
  • Certified Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center: The need to act quickly is critical in a stroke. As a dedicated stroke center we have highly experienced staff in the treatment of strokes that begin treatment immediately.
  • Trauma Center (Adult & Pediatric): As a Paramedic Base Station our trauma care team provides critical care 24 hours a day. We are the only Pediatric Trauma Center in the San Fernando Valley, and an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics.
  • 24-Hour Obstetrical ServicesEvery expectant mom needs peace of mind knowing she'll receive the best possible care when the big day arrives. That's why Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital offers 24-Hour Obstetrical Services with the OB Hospitalist Group-the industry's largest dedicated OB/GYN hospitalist provider.
  • Infection Prevention and Control Department: The Infection Prevention and Control Department can be reached at (818) 885-8500, ext. 5476.

Remember if you are experiencing a life threatening symptom or injury, signs of stroke or heart attack immediately call 9-1-1.

InQuicker Online ER Waiting Service

For non-life-threatening emergencies, use our convenient InQuicker Online Waiting Service online tool. Select your estimated hospital arrival time and wait at home until your time to be seen.

We’re close to home so you don't need to travel far. The entrance is located off of Cantara Street, across from the main parking structure on Etiwanda Avenue. Free temporary parking is available outside the Emergency entrance in designated parking spaces.

InQuicker should not be used for life-threatening emergencies or children under the age of three. Call 9-1-1 immediately for more serious conditions.

Behavioral Health Services

As a short-term care facility, the focus of our Behavioral Health Services is on crisis stabilization and to provide patients with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed in recovery.

Learn how to perform “Hands-Only CPR”

If you need to perform CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love. The statistics:

  • 80% of out-of hospital cardiac arrests happening in private or residential settings 
  • Only 41 percent of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest get the immediate help that they need before professional help arrives.   

The good news is that Hands-Only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for sudden cardiac arrest at home, at work or in public and can double or event triple a person’s chance of survival.  

It only takes 60-seconds to learn how to save a life.  Watch the Hands-Only instructional video and share it with the important people in your life.

Learn More About Trauma Care At Northridge Hospital Medical Center

For more information, please call (818) 885-8500. To find a physician, please call (818) 908-8677.