Emergency Department

University Hospital

First Floor

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions

Call 434.924.2231

Virtual Urgent Care

Fax:

Location hours:

  • Open every day, 24 hours a day.

Parking: Parking is available for free in the Lee Street Parking Garage, directly across the street from University Hospital and the Emergency Department.

Emergency Department
First Floor
1215 Lee St.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States

434.924.2231

Directions
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Overview

Before You Come to the ER

Review all visitor restrictions and entrance changes.

If you have these symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing

Call before coming to the Emergency Department for screening and next steps. 

Emergency Department Features

Our 70-bed, Level 1 trauma center treats all types of adult and children's emergencies. Services include:

  • Adult emergency department with bedside registration, four operating rooms, and a 10-bed clinical decision-making unit
  • Children’s emergency department, an 11-bed area with a separate children’s lobby and emergency specialists for patients under 20 years of age
  • Rapid Medical Evaluation area, a 12-bed section designed to address minor emergencies like sore throats, fevers, sprains and lacerations
  • Dedicated 8-bed section for behavioral and mental health emergencies
  • Interventional cardiology and radiology suites

The emergency department:

  • Evaluates your or your child's critical health needs
  • Stabilizes life-threatening conditions
  • Performs emergency surgery when necessary
Transfer a Patient

For all inpatient and emergency transfers, call 844.XFERUVA (844.933.7882).

Emergency Transport to UVA

In-state: Call for Pegasus medical transport: 800.552.1826 

Out-of-State: Call 800.882.4354

Newborn Emergency Transport System (NETS)

Call NETS: 866.638.7882

Virtual Urgent Care (limited hours)

Our virtual urgent care pilot gives you limited after-hours access to UVA providers Monday - Friday, 5 - 7 p.m. for NON-EMERGENCY care.

If you’re sick or in moderate pain and have a connected device with a microphone and camera, you can see a provider by video.

Learn how to get started with virtual urgent care.