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Our 29,000-square-foot emergency department at Wesley Long Hospital was renovated in 2012. It features 25 private rooms, nine triage/minor care rooms, eight transition rooms, and a dedicated Computed Tomography (CT) scanner and diagnostic X-ray facility.  

In-Person or Virtual

Open 24 hours for serious injuries and illnesses. Virtual option also available from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Our Providers

At the Wesley Long Hospital Emergency Department, you will be seen by one of our many providers that specialize in emergency medicine. There are none better when it comes to saving lives and addressing immediate threats to limbs and vital organs.

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We understand that a trip to the Emergency Department is never something you or your loved one want to face. We pride ourselves on our ability to take care of your healthcare needs, keep you informed and provide the highest quality emergency care in a professional and compassionate environment.

Examples of Conditions Treated

Call 911 or visit a hospital emergency department if you or someone else experiences conditions that threaten a life or limb, such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Chest pain
  • Deep cuts/lacerations
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Intense abdominal pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Seizures
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Stroke symptoms, including sudden arm or leg weakness and facial drooping
  • Uncontrollable bleeding
  • Unexpected vision changes

When Will You Be Seen

Please understand that as an emergency department, we must see patients in order of how dangerous their condition may be, according to the condition that they are in. It is our goal for all of our patients to receive the same excellent care, but we must attend to these patients first. Thank you, your patience helps to save lives.

Learn more about what to expect at the ED.


If you have questions during your visit, do not hesitate to ask any member of our Emergency Department staff for assistance.

Emergency Department Do's and Don'ts 

Because we want to keep our patients safe and to ensure that they receive care in a timely manner, we have some requests of our patients who are checked in and waiting to be seen by a provider.

DO: Remain in the Waiting Room

To avoid delays if a patient is not answering our call or is not visible we may call the next person in line. This could cause a delay in your care.

DO: Ask Questions

We pride ourselves in keeping our patients informed. Our staff will answer all questions related to care as well as possible.

DON'T: Eat or Drink Before Being Seen

Food and drink can sometimes create delays in care by complicating tests and procedures, and being dangerous in case of surgery. For this reason we ask our patients to not eat or drink until they are seen by a provider. 


Emergency Department - Cone Health Wesley Long Hospital

2400 W. Friendly Avenue Greensboro,  NC  27403

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