Emergency Department

If you need immediate medical attention, call 911.

The entrance to the Emergency Department at Community First Medical Center is in the back of the main hospital building (5645 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60634), on Central Avenue just south of W. Addison Street. See our Patients and Visitors section for directions and parking information.

We provide a full range of emergency services to treat injuries and illnesses.

Community First Medical Center is an accredited stroke center and chest pain center.

We are EDAP certified (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics), a designation by the State of Illinois that we have all the equipment and training necessary to care for children.

We have in-house crisis workers who assist with behavioral emergencies and can assist patients in finding shelter, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and specialists who work with the police to assist patients in cases of abuse and neglect.

For more information, call 773-282-7000.