Wait Times

Providing the right care at the right time is our top priority. To help you make that decision for your child, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh provides estimated wait times conveniently online for the Emergency Department and Children's Express Care. To learn more about more about what level of care is right for your child, review our Treatment Guide.

If your child is experiencing a life-threatening condition, call 911 or seek immediate medical attention at the nearest emergency department.

Emergency Department Wait Times

Wait times displayed are based on the current average time it takes for a patient to be placed in an exam room. Your experience may vary based on the arrival of patients by ambulance or helicopter. Patients with life-threatening conditions will be seen first.

5 - 15 minutes
Emergency Department
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue
Floor 1
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Hours of Operations

24 Hours a Day

7 Days a Week

Children’s Express Care Wait Times

Getting the care your child needs is now even more convenient at Children’s Express Care. Simply choose the Children’s Express Care location you would like to visit from the list below and reserve your spot in line. Once you have selected your preferred arrival time, we’ll save your spot in line. Times are approximate and not guaranteed.

No spots available? Not to worry. You can still walk-in to any Children’s Express care location during normal business hours and be seen based on your arrival time.

Skip the Wait

Children’s Express Care – Lawrenceville

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue
Level 2, Mouse Pod
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Hours of Operations

Extended Hours at this Site
Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care – Erie

3330 Peach Street
Suite 106
Erie, PA 16508
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat - Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care – Jefferson Hills

1925 Route 51 South
Suite 110
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care – Monroeville

Children's East
4055 Monroeville Blvd.
Building One
Monroeville, PA 15146
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care – South Fayette

Children's South
205 Millers Run Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care at Washington Hospital

Washington Hospital
155 Wilson Avenue
Washington, PA 15301
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care – West Mifflin

UPMC West Mifflin
1907 Lebanon Church Road
Suite 201
West Mifflin, PA 15122
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Children’s Express Care – Wexford

Children's North
2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
Sewickley, PA15143
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Hours of Operations

Mon - Fri: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat: Noon to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Emergency Department

While not every illness or injury requires a trip to the emergency room, there are times when emergency services are needed. Our Emergency Department is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You should seek emergency care for life-threatening conditions and other serious medical issues.

Children's Express Care

For minor illnesses or injuries, Children's Express Care is the best choice. No appointment is necessary – just walk-in.

All Children's Express Care locations are closed on the following holidays: Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.