UVA's Emergency Department is one of only five Level 1 trauma centers in Virginia.
When your child or adolescent (up to age 21) gets very sick or injured, you can bring them here. You can trust our trauma expertise and kid-centered care. We offer:
- A kid-friendly space separate from the adult emergency room
- The most advanced diagnostics and treatments available
- Tools designed to fit kids of all ages and sizes
A Comforting, Safe Space for Kids
Your child's comfort and safety comes first. Our kid-friendly lobby contains:
- An interactive play wall
We created this environment to help ease your child's anxiety — and yours. We’re open 24/7.