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Full Service Emergency Care for Delaware

ChristianaCare provides superior, around-the-clock emergency and trauma services to the people of Delaware and the surrounding region.

Experience Matters

The emergency departments at ChristianaCare’s Christiana HospitalWilmington HospitalUnion Hospital, and the free-standing emergency department in Middletown, Delaware treat a combined total of more than 225,000 patients each year. ChristianaCare’s Emergency Department is ranked 24th in the United States and 15th on the East Coast in number of patient visits, according to data from the American Hospital Association.

Transforming Care

In addition to providing superior emergency care, our Emergency Department has been recognized for making transformative changes to how emergency care is delivered. By putting the patient first and rethinking old models of how patients and medical staff interact in the emergency room, ChristianaCare has acheived dramatic advances in efficiency, which means shorter wait times and a better experience for patients.

From newborns to teens, we meet the needs of our pediatric patients, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Located in the Center for Women’s & Children’s Health, the ChristianaCare Pediatric Care Center was designed with kids and their families in mind.
ChristianaCare and GoHealth Urgent Care have partnered to provide new urgent care centers to our community with convenient, same-day evening, weekend and holiday hours – 365 days a year. Find your nearest center and save your spot online now.
When your loved one has a potentially life-threatening injury, the first hours of care are the most important to his or her survival – and the most stressful. The trauma team at Christiana Hospital wants you to know that you are not alone.
The ChristianaCare Access Center facilitates critical-care and non-emergent patient transfers to ChristianaCare via helicopter and ground transport.
FNEs are specially trained to provide comprehensive care for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child or elder abuse and neglect, and other violent crimes.
ChristianaCare LifeNet provides emergency air transport to critically ill or injured adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our doctors, nurses and support staff are among the most experienced emergency medical professionals in the region.

Delaware’s Only Level 1 Trauma Center for Adults and Children

Highest Capability

Christiana Hospital is designated by the state of Delaware and verified by the American College of Surgeons as the state’s only Level I trauma center for both adults and children. This is the highest capability possible for a trauma center.

Wilmington Hospital is a participating trauma hospital in the Delaware Trauma System.

Statewide Leadership

As an integral part of Delaware’s trauma system, ChristianaCare provides statewide leadership and assistance with trauma response, strategic planning and education. ChristianaCare’s trauma program collaborates with state and private emergency-management personnel throughout Delaware to ensure that every injured person receives the same high-quality care and best possible chance for recovery.

Emergency A-Z

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24/7 Pediatric Care Center

Kid-friendly emergency care is here. 24/7.

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Access Center

Facilitating critical-care and non-emergent cardiac, trauma, neurological and general medical patient transfers to ChristianaCare.

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ChristianaCare-GoHealth Urgent Care

A more convenient and affordable way to get help, without the wait of an Emergency Room.

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Forensic Nurse Examiners

Comprehensive care for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child or elder abuse and neglect, and other violent crimes.

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LifeNet Air-Medical Transport

Providing emergency air transport to critically ill or injured adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Trauma Department

When your loved one has a potentially life-threatening injury, the first hours of care are the most important to his or her survival.