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Emergency Department

Emergency Department

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Life-threatening stroke and heart attack, broken bones, cuts and sprains, are among a wide range of conditions addressed each day by emergency specialists at Greenwich Hospital. Our experienced staff is dedicated to providing advanced, compassionate care to every patient as promptly and efficiently as possible.

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Child-Friendly Emergency Care

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital emergency medicine specialists provide care at Greenwich Hospital offering the most advanced pediatric emergency services in the area. They are board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine and are specially trained to treat the unique needs of children and ease their anxieties. Our team provides comprehensive, compassionate care to every child and family as promptly and efficiently as possible and collaborates with specialists at our Pediatric Specialty Center as needed. Our child-friendly environment has a separate waiting room featuring a virtual fish tank, child-sized furniture, age appropriate books, TV programming and interactive media.  The pediatric-themed exam rooms further help make the visit as pleasant as possible. 

Ambulance Service and 911

Greenwich Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) and Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook EMS in Westchester County work closely with Greenwich Hospital’s Emergency Department. Both are part of the "911" emergency response system in their respective service areas. Call "911" if you require immediate medical assistance. Paramedics in the field are in direct communication with physicians in the Emergency Department so that care can begin at the scene.

Emergency Department Location

The ED is located in the rear of the main hospital on the 1st floor. Follow the red Emergency signs to the entrance ramp off Lake Ave. Free valet parking is available.

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File of Life

Even before an emergency happens, you can take a lifesaving step thanks to a national program called “File of Life.” Just fill out a File of Life form, slide it into its magnetized holder, and stick it on your refrigerator.

The form covers everything from allergies, medical conditions and prescriptions, to blood type and special needs such as hearing aids. Ambulance teams know to look on the fridge when they arrive at a house, and can share information with the hospital en route.

Greenwich Hospital gives a File of Life kit to every patient discharged home.

You can also contact your local ambulance company for the File of Life:

  • Greenwich EMS: 203-637-7505
  • Port Chester-Rye-Ryebrook EMS supplies the File of Life form along with a container that you keep in the freezer. Paramedics know where to look. Call 914-939-8112

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