All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

Before visiting, click here for more details about visitation.

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Trauma Department

Your Level 1 Trauma Center

We are here to serve you with the region’s most advanced trauma care. ChristianaCare is the only Adult Level-1 trauma center for people who live between Philadelphia and Baltimore as well as within the entire State of Delaware. As an Adult Level-1 trauma center, you can trust that all of our services for injured patients, from admission to discharge, are at the highest capability of care for both adult and pediatric patients.

Improving the Odds

Traumatic injury is the number-one killer and disabler of people in Delaware between the ages of one and 44 and the number-four killer for all age groups combined. Recognizing what trauma can do to our community, ChristianaCare continues to maintain Level-1 trauma center designation. Level-1 is the highest capability of trauma readiness, available 24-hours a day, every day of the year.

Regional Trauma Centers

Delaware is unique among a handful of states that have an all-inclusive trauma system linked statewide. From our cities and towns all the way to the bay, this network of caregivers offers around-the-clock medical care for seriously injured people across the state.

ChristianaCare Trauma Department
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1320
Newark DE 19718 directions