Is it the flu or just a cold? Compare symptoms below. If you or a family member is suffering, our care teams are here to help you get the care you need, when and where you need it.
Some emergencies are more like mini-emergencies. If your child has a mini-emergency, schedule an ER appointment online for any of our five, convenient locations throughout the Austin area and wait at home. Remember, online scheduling is for mini-emergencies only. If your child is experiencing a major emergency, get to the ER ASAP or dial 9-1-1.
In addition to the main Dell Children’s Medical Center located in Central Austin, Dell Children’s has expanded emergency care services to other locations throughout Central Texas. This means you can now get the same emergency care provided at Dell Children’s Medical Center, closer to home at the locations listed below.
Your child will have access to:
Dell Children’s has the most pediatric specialists and specialty programs in Central Texas. Whether it’s pediatric doctors for cancer, heart, brain or spine, your child always has access to the care they need, when they need it. Our doctors and nurses are dedicated to providing compassionate care for children and their families. Our comprehensive specialty programs include:
Dell Children’s offers behavioral and mental health services for children and their families. Our Ascension care teams partner with your family to provide the support and guidance when and where your child needs it. Our program gives children in Central Texas access to the most comprehensive healthcare services all under one roof. Our one-of-a-kind care treats your child’s mind, body and spirit.
Call 512-324-0029 (24/7) to schedule an assessment with a licensed behavioral health navigator to help determine if your child is having a mental health crisis and needs additional support or help. The navigator will then help connect you with the level of care that is right for your child and your family.
If you think your child is in crisis and might harm themselves or others, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.
In Texas, Ascension operates Seton Healthcare Family and Providence Healthcare Network, which includes Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, Dell Seton Medical Center of The University of Texas and another 120 related clinical facilities that together employ more than 13,000 employees. Across Texas, Ascension provided more than $910 million in community benefit and charity care in fiscal year 2015. Serving Texas for 114 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.dellchildrens.net.
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