Emergency Services

Presence Saint Francis Hospital
355 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202
847-316 4000
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Presence Saint Francis Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center, staffed 24-hours a day by board-certified emergency physicians and trauma nurse specialists.

As a Level I Trauma Center, we carry the highest designation for emergency care and are equipped to handle the most critical patients.

Expertise you can trust
For children: Our ER is an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). This means we're equipped to provide the highest level of care for kids of all ages.

For chest pain and stroke: Our ER is an accredited Chest Pain Center, having received the highest designation available, and is and Certified Primary Stroke Center, recognizing our expertise in diagnosing and treating heart attack and stroke symptoms.

Expertise you can trust

For children: Our ER is an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). This means we're equipped to provide the highest level of care for kids of all ages.

For chest pain and stroke: Our ER is an accredited Chest Pain Center, having received the highest designation available, and is and Certified Primary Stroke Center, recognizing our expertise in diagnosing and treating heart attack and stroke symptoms.

The Presence Saint Francis Hospital Emergency Department is steps away from the Galvin Heart Center and Chest Pain Center, so patients have instant access to top notch care.

What is an Emergency?

Go to a hospital emergency department immediately if you or your loved one experiences any of the following:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Fainting
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness or change in vision
  • Confusion or change in mental status
  • Any sudden, severe pain
  • Bleeding that won't stop
  • Severe or persistent vomiting
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal or homicidal feelings

To contact the Emergency Department at Presence Saint Francis Hospital, call 847-316-2440.

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