In a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1
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There are four Emergency Departments in Hamilton, one of which is dedicated to treating children 17 and under only, serving all of Hamilton, Ancaster, Dundas, Stoney Creek, Flamborough and the region.
Emergency Department Locations (for all ages):
Open 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
1. Juravinski Hospital
|2. Hamilton General Hospital
237 Barton St. East,
Hamilton, L8L 2X2
3. McMaster Children's Hospital
|4. St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
50 Charlton Ave West,
Hamilton, L8N 4A6
IMPORTANT: McMaster University Medical Centre treats children 17 and under only. Adults 18 and over will continue to be treated at any of the other 3 emergency departments in Hamilton.
Emergency Departments receive ambulances and walk-in patients of all ages. They are staffed by physicians and nurses trained in emergency medicine. Emergency Departments experience high volumes of patients who are treated in order of urgency, not by arrival time. Please be patient.
They treat emergency and life-threatening illness or injury including: