The CSRA’s Most Advanced Pediatric Emergency Department

The Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in Augusta, Georgia provides emergency medical and trauma care for 30,000 children a year. Care is provided in a 16 bed unit with 2 resuscitations bays and state of the art equipment to include advanced airway and ultrasound capabilities.  It is the only emergency department in the Central Savanah River Area staffed by pediatricians boarded and fellowship- trained in emergency medicine. We care for infants, children and teenagers and even young adults still being seen by a pediatric subspecialist. We provide care in a child centric environment where the family can be an integral part of the decision and plan of treatment. We are the only Level I trauma center within a 150- mile radius. We are here 24/7 when you need us the most. 
We treat serious or life- threatening illnesses, injuries and conditions that need to be seen immediately including: 
  • Abdominal pain
  • Altered level of consciousness
  • Asthma attack
  • Broken bone
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Cough
  • Cut/Wound
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Eye injuries
  • Fainting
  • Fracture
  • Head injury
  • High fevers in an ill appearing child
  • Laceration
  • Mental health emergencies (violence, suicidal thoughts, etc.)
  • Pneumonia
  • Poisoning
  • Rash
  • Respiratory distress
  • Seizure
  • Shock
  • Sprains and strains
  • Swallowed object
  • Serious trauma (motor vehicle accident, pedestrian struck, serious fall, etc.)
  • Uncontrolled pain
  • Vomiting

Call 911 if you think your child’s illness or injury is life threatening. For less critical illnesses, seek care in an urgent care or your pediatrician’s office. Primary care, urgent care or emergency room – which one?


Directions and Address:

The Pediatric Emergency Department is located within Children's Hospital of Georgia located at 1446 Harper Street.


Who Will Care for You:

Our physician staff are specialty trained in pediatric emergency medicine and our nursing staff have certification in pediatric emergency care.