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Average ER Wait Times

The Medical Center of Aurora

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Centennial Medical Plaza

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Saddle Rock ER

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When to Take Your Child to the ER

Should I Take My Child to the ER?

It’s one of the most important questions parents can face: Is this bad enough for the emergency room? You ask yourself, “am I neglecting my child by not visiting the ER, or am I overreacting?”

Every year, one in five children require emergency medical care. The Medical Center of Aurora has a pediatric ER at its main campus location, as well as a free-standing ER at the Centennial Medical Plaza that is a part of the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children System of Pediatric Care.

When should a parent bring a child to the ER? Choose a topic below for more information: