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Emergency Care

24-Hour Emergency Care at 3 Hospitals

Now offering the shortest wait times in Massachusetts! Please see below for wait times and directions. Please note: always call 9-1-1 if you need medical help right away.


CHA Cambridge Hospital

Cambridge Hospital Campus1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge | Directions
Parking: Use our underground garage. The cost is $4-8 a day, depending on your length of stay.
Public Transportation: Bus: 69, 83, 91 Train: Red line, Harvard Sq. (10 minute walk)

CHA Somerville Hospital

Somerville Hospital Campus230 Highland Ave., Somerville | Directions
Emergency Department entrance on Tower Street
Parking: Free spots for emergency patients near our Tower St entrance. We also have a parking lot on Highland St and at the top of Tower St. The cost is $3-8, depending on your length of stay.
Public Transportation: Bus: 88, 90, Train: Red Line, Davis Square or Porter Square (10 minute walk)

CHA Whidden Hospital

Whidden Hospital Campus103 Garland St., Everett | Directions
Emergency Department entrance on Lawrence St.
Parking: There is a small parking area in front of the ED for emergency patients and a free parking garage across from the hospital on Garland Street.
Public Transportation: Bus: 110, 111, 112


Emergency Department Highlights:

  • High quality care from our highly trained staff.
  • A state-of-the-art system to monitor your health in real-time.
  • Coordinated care, where your CHA doctor gets electronic updates on your health.
  • Streamlined admissions to get the sickest patients to a hospital bed sooner.
  • Rapid assessment protocols to prioritize our work.
  • Expert mental health care, including the CHA Psychiatric Emergency Service at Cambridge Hospital.