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Emergency Care

When your child needs immediate care, Kosair Children's Hospital is there providing the best in emergency pediatric services including:

24-Hour Emergency Department - Staffed by caring specialists, the department - which is the region's only trauma center - offers equipment and facilities geared to young patients.

Kid's Express - In this special area within the emergency department we are able to treat non-critical illnesses or injuries with less delay. 

Kid's Express is open from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Sundays, call  (502) 629-6000.

Just for Kids Transport Team - A fleet of vehicles and aircraft are maintained and used to safely transport children to Kosair Children's Hospital for specialized medical care.

Kentucky Regional Poison Center - The center offers comprehensive poison information and a toll free hot line (800) 222-1222.

For more information on our Emergency Care services, call (502) 629-6000.

When every second counts, our emergency department stands ready to help.