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Emergency Care

24-Hour Emergency Care at 3 Hospitals

Melisa Lai-Becker, MDCambridge Health Alliance has 24-hour emergency care for you at our three hospital campuses. Please see below for wait times and directions.

Please note: always call 9-1-1 if you need medical help right away.

Emergency Room Locations & Wait Times

How to Get Here

Cambridge Hospital Campus1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge | Directions

There is underground parking available on site at the Cambridge Hospital campus for $4-8 a day, depending on the length of your stay.
Public Transportation: Bus: 69, 83, 91, Train: Red line, Harvard Sq. or Central Sq.

How to Get Here

Somerville Hospital Campus230 Highland Ave., Somerville | Directions
Emergency Department entrance on Tower Street

Free spots for emergency patients near our main entrance. We also have a parking lot on Highland St and at the top of Tower St. The cost is $3-8, depending on your length of stay.
Public Transportation: Bus: 88, 90, Train: Red Line, Davis Square or Porter Square

How to Get Here

Whidden Hospital Campus103 Garland St., Everett | Directions
Emergency Department entrance on Lawrence St.

There is a small parking area in front of the ED entrance for emergency patients and a free parking garage across from the hospital on Garland Street.
Public Transportation: Bus: 110, 111, 112

(Average wait time during four (4) hours)

About our Emergency Department:

We have created one of the most efficient emergency services in the nation, without sacrificing quality. When you visit us you will find:

  • A state-of-the-art patient triage and tracking system, to monitor your health in real-time.
  • Caring staff at all three sites, including highly trained doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and patient greeters.
  • Coordinated care, giving your CHA doctor electronic updates on your health.
  • A streamlined admission process that helps us get the sickest patients to a hospital bed sooner.
  • Rapid assessment protocols to help prioritize our work.
  • Expert care for acute psychiatry needs at all three hospital campuses, including the CHA Psychiatric Emergency Service at Cambridge Hospital.