After Hours Emergencies

Life-threatening emergencies: 911

Sometimes when you call us after hours we will not be able to call back for up to an hour. If your child is in serious distress or you think a life-threatening situation may exist, NEVER HESITATE TO GET EMERGENCY CARE FOR YOUR CHILD, CALL 911.

Whenever time allows, instruct the emergency personnel to take your child to Wolfson Children's Hospital. (Find address and driving instructions below).

Non life-threading after hour emergencies: (904) 264-4333

Routine calls should be made during regular office hours. If you wish to have the on-call provider paged, call the office number and the answering service will take your information. Many questions can be answered by visiting the website from Nemours ( or the AAP ( If you have us paged, please do not use caller ID block. We cannot call you back if your telephone requires caller ID. If you have not heard back within one hour, please call again.

Wolfson Children's Hospital

The emergency room at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville has the equipment to care for your child in virtually any pediatric emergency. If you think your child needs after-hours evaluation always go to Wolfson ER. While other hospitals may be closer, with the exception of life-threatening emergencies, children often have special needs that require a pediatric facility.

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Wolfson Children's Hospital
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, Florida  32207

Phone: (904) 202-8000
Children's Emergency Center: (904) 202-9000

Wolfson Children's Hospital is located along the south bank of the St. Johns River in the heart of Jacksonville. Our facility is located on the campus of Baptist Medical Center Downtown (800 Prudential Drive) and is easily accessible from Interstate 95.