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Emergency Services

At Cone Health, easy access to emergency care is available when every moment counts.

Our flagship Level II Trauma Center, Emergency Department and Children’s Emergency Department are located at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.

Our network’s other state-of-the-art emergency centers include Wesley Long Hospital Emergency Department, Alamance Regional Medical Center Emergency Department in Burlington, Annie Penn Hospital Emergency Center in Reidsville and MedCenter High Point in High Point.

Together, our highly trained medical emergency center professionals are ready to provide you with the care you need when you need it most.

Moses Cone Level II Trauma Center

Our Level II Trauma Center at Moses Cone Hospital serves the Greater Greensboro community by providing exceptional care to people who have sustained severe injuries. Our trauma center is certified by the state and the American College of Surgeons on an ongoing basis. Patients admitted to our Trauma Center have typically sustained injuries to at least two organ systems, have a single organ injury that falls under the care of a general surgeon or have medical problems that complicate their care.

Dr. Jay WyattTrauma surgeons are specially-trained general surgeons. Our trauma team coordinates a variety of medical specialties, including neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and rehabilitation services for optimal care.

Dr. BednarOur trauma patients are usually admitted from our Emergency Department. A trauma surgeon and the trauma physician assistants (PAs) evaluate the patient and decide on the best course of immediate action. Once the patient is in the hospital, the trauma surgeon and often the trauma PA will see the patient on a daily basis.

Patients then progress from an intensive care unit to either an acute care or “step-down” bed or directly to a regular hospital room. From there, planning begins for discharge either to home, to a rehabilitation service at the hospital or to a skilled nursing facility.

Moses Cone Emergency Department

The most active in our Cone Health network, our Emergency Department at Moses Cone Hospital has expanded to 48,000 square feet.

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Children’s Emergency Department at Moses Cone

Children's EDThe Children’s Emergency Department at Moses Cone Hospital handles everything from minor emergencies such as fever, ear infections, minor cuts and sprains to life-threatening injuries and illnesses for children younger than 18. It features the latest medical equipment, appropriately-sized for children from babies to teens.

Our state-of-the-art care is delivered in a compassionate, calming environment. Our kid-friendly atmosphere is designed to remove as much anxiety as possible from every child's visit.

Our Children’s Emergency Department is located near the adult emergency department, an advantage if more than one family member needs emergency care.

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Alamance Regional Emergency Department

The Alamance Regional Emergency Department, renovated and expanded in 2013, has state-of-the-art treatment rooms designed to make care more comfortable and efficient.

We also have leading edge imaging technology, sophisticated surgery suites, a cardiac catheterization lab and other services to meet the medical needs of patients of all ages.

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Wesley Long Emergency Department

Wesley Long EDOur 29,000-square-foot emergency department opened at Wesley Long Hospital in 2012. 

Our emergency department features 25 private rooms, nine triage/minor care rooms, eight transition rooms, and a dedicated Computed Tomography (CT) scanner and diagnostic X-ray facility.  

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Annie Penn Emergency Department

Annie Penn Hospital has a modern, spacious emergency department that we expanded and remodeled in 2008.

In additional to traditional emergency care, this emergency department also features a five-bed area dedicated to treating sore throats, flu and other minor cases.

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MedCenter High Point

MedCenter High Point EDMedCenter High Point is anchored by a 12-bed emergency department for adult and pediatric patients. It is open around-the-clock and staffed by physicians specializing in emergency medicine.

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ER or Urgent Care?

In addition to our emergency departments, Cone Health has four Urgent Care locations. Learn more about what kinds of conditions  are appropriate for urgent care treatment vs. emergency services care.

Traumatic Injury, Tremendous Recovery

Jared Ireland

Jared Ireland credits the Moses Cone Hospital Trauma team with saving his life after being pulled into concrete mixing blades. 
Watch Jared's Story

Our Mission

We are the possibility of transforming emergency care, easing suffering, performing acts of kindness, and healing one patient, one family at a time.