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Emergency Department

If you need immediate medical attention, call 911.

The Emergency Center at Rush is located at 1653 W. Congress Parkway, between Paulina Street and Ashland Avenue in the Tower hospital building. See our Patients and Visitors section for directions and parking information.

In addition to providing fast, expert care for the full range of adult problems, the McCormick Foundation Center for Advanced Emergency Response is equipped to handle emergencies involving infants and children.

Rush’s 40,000-square-foot emergency center has 60 private treatment rooms. In case of a local or national disaster, the hospital lobby can be converted to handle mass casualties resulting from biological, chemical and other catastrophes.

Rush is an accredited stroke center and chest pain center.

If your case is not an emergency, Rush also has a walk-in care center on campus, open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.