Life is full of surprises – especially when it comes to your little one. When your child needs care quickly, Atrium Health has options, including Levine Children’s locations just for kids. Keep reading to learn about our children’s urgent cares and children’s emergency rooms, plus a virtual care option for minor conditions.

Important: If your child has an illness or injury that you feel is life-threatening, call 911 right away. If your child has come into contact with or swallowed a poisonous substance, call Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222.

Children’s urgent care

Urgent cares are walk-in clinics that treat minor conditions and are open 7 days a week, morning and night. All our urgent cares treat children, but we have a few locations just for kids. Our children’s urgent cares treat infants all the way to age 18.

No appointment is needed, so your child can get the care they need – when they need it.

Our children’s urgent care services and features include:

  • Care for general children’s illnesses, including sore throats, earaches, coughs, cold and flu symptoms, fevers and upset stomachs
  • Care for sprains, strains and broken bones
  • Treatment of minor cuts and burns
  • Physicals for sports and camp
  • On-site lab and X-rays

Find the nearest urgent care to you, and see wait times.

Children’s emergency care

When your child has a serious or life-threatening injury or illness, we offer 24-hour care at emergency rooms near you. Emergency departments can treat children of all ages, but we have some locations that are just for kids.

Open 24/7, our children’s emergency rooms give you access to specialized pediatric emergency care in a family-focused environment.

Our children’s emergency rooms offer:

  • Healthcare providers, who specialize in pediatric emergency medicine
  • Child-sized equipment, to more comfortably treat your little one
  • Kid-friendly waiting room, just for pediatric patients and their families
  • Child life specialists focused on your child’s emotional needs

Children’s emergency room locations

In addition to our emergency departments that treat all ages, we have some Levine Children’s locations dedicated to kids. They have all the emergency care your child needs – in a kid-friendly, kid-focused setting.

Levine Children’s Hospital

The emergency room at Levine Children’s Hospital is connected to pediatric trauma care for the most serious and life-threatening injuries. Located in Charlotte, it has the region’s only Level I trauma center and the only trauma center for kids. Plus, it gives you easy access to specialty care if your child needs it.

    Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital
    1000 Blythe Blvd.
    Charlotte, NC 28203

Atrium Health Huntersville

Families near Lake Norman don’t have to travel for emergency care – there’s a Levine Children’s emergency room right in Huntersville. Our children’s emergency room within Atrium Health Huntersville Emergency Department, a facility of Atrium Health University City, has the extra care kids need when they’re really hurt or sick. This location is connected to the award-winning Levine Children’s Hospital, with safe transportation if needed.

    Atrium Health Levine Children’s Emergency Room
    Located within Atrium Health Huntersville, a facility of Atrium Health University City
    16455 Statesville Road
    Huntersville, NC 28078

Find an emergency room near you.

Virtual Visit – ages 2+

When your child needs care for a common condition, you can get it 24/7 – without even leaving home. Atrium Health Virtual Visit offers video visits with a healthcare provider any time of day – plus prescriptions, if needed. All you need to get started is a phone, tablet or computer.

Virtual Visit can be used for things like:

  • Cold and flu* symptoms
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Pink eye
  • Minor skin issues

* We recommend in-person flu visits for ages 12 and under.

It’s just $49 a visit, and no appointment is needed.

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