UNC Children’s Emergency Department

101 Manning Drive
N.C. Neurosciences Hospital, Basement
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Children's Emergency Department does not take appointments. Service is rendered on a first come, first serve basis, excluding critical trauma patients. Children with life-threatening illnesses or injuries receive care first. Other children get attention in the order in which they arrive. We see all patients as quickly as possible.


UNC Hospital Operator: (984) 974-1000

For emergency assistance, call 911.

For medical advice or questions, please contact your child’s primary care provider or UNC HealthLink (our 24 hour nurse advice line) at 919-966-7890.

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UNC Hospitals provides free valet parking for cars arriving with an emergency room patient or with an ambulance. Valet parking services are offered to subsequent visitors or family members if space is available. If space is not available, additional vehicles should be parked in the Dogwood visitor deck across the street from UNC Hospitals.