HealthONE 24 Hour Emergency Care®
Our ERs are close and fast
When a medical emergency strikes, you want the highest level of emergency care as quickly as possible. HealthONE has 13 full-service emergency rooms in Denver that are open 24/7 for all your emergency care needs. Our convenient emergency room locations give you access to the highest quality emergency room doctors and staff, no matter where you live in the greater metro area.
ER versus Urgent care
Figuring out whether you or a loved one need emergency care or urgent care is never easy, especially if symptoms appear serious. Urgent care centers typically provide treatment for commonplace sicknesses and injuries, like flu symptoms and ankle sprains. Most urgent care clinics, however, are not able to treat more serious conditions like pneumonia or concussions. Emergency rooms treat more serious conditions like cardiac arrest or broken bones.
For medical emergencies ALWAYS call 9-1-1
Emergency Rooms in Denver
HealthONE has 13 full-service emergency rooms - seven at our hospitals and five free-standing emergency rooms. These include:
- The Medical Center of Aurora (Level II Trauma Center)
- Saddle Rock ER
- Centennial Medical Plaza
- North Suburban Medical Center
- North Suburban Northeast ER
- North Suburban Northwest ER
- Presbyterian / St. Luke's Medical Center
- Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
- Rose Medical Center
- Stapleton ER
- Sky Ridge Medical Center (Level II Trauma Center)
- Swedish Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center)
- Swedish Southwest ER
- Belmar ER
In addition, AIRLIFE-DENVER is our air medical transport serving facilities in an eight-state region.
ER or Urgent Care?
Figuring out whether you or a loved one need emergency care or urgent care is never easy, especially if symptoms appear serious. Urgent care centers typically provide treatment for commonplace sicknesses and injuries, like flu symptoms and ankle sprains. Most urgent care clinics, however, are not able to treat more serious conditions like pneumonia or concussions. Emergency rooms treat more serious conditions like cardiac arrest or broken bones. HealthONE 24 Hour Emergency Care®
If you are unsure if you need to go to the closest emergency room, review our helpful guide on when to go to an ER based on your symptoms to see if you need an urgent care or the nearest ER.
Five common emergency room conditions
Learn more about the five most common emergency room conditions and how to know when an injury or illness is serious.
About HealthONE's ER wait times
HealthONE is the first hospital system in Colorado to publicly post our average ER wait times – including separate pediatric ER wait times for our youngest patients. This transparency is part of our commitment to better serve our communities’ healthcare needs and help patients find the quickest access to high-quality emergency medical care across the Metro area.
ER wait times are approximate and provided for informational purposes only. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.
The ER wait time represents the time it takes to see a qualified medical professional, defined as a Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Physician Assistant (PA) or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP).
Our ER wait times are calculated by a four-hour rolling average updated every 30 minutes, and is defined as the time of patient arrival until the time the patient is greeted by a qualified medical professional. Patients are triaged at arrival and are then seen by a qualified medical professional in priority order based on their presenting complaint and reason for visit.