Emergency Care

Alert: Information for CHA patients and visitors regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

24-Hour Emergency Care at 3 Locations

Some of the shortest wait times in Massachusetts:

Always call 9-1-1 if you need medical help right away.

Cambridge Hospital Campus

CHA Cambridge Hospital

1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Entrance on Camelia Ave.

Parking: Use our underground garage. The cost is $4-8 a day, depending on your stay.

Public Transportation: Bus: 69, 83, 91 Train: Red line, Harvard Sq. (10 minute walk)


CHA Somerville Hospital

33 Tower St., Somerville

Somerville ED changing to Urgent Care - April 30, 2020

After careful consideration and community input, the Somerville Hospital Emergency Department is closing April 30, 2020. An Urgent Care Center is opening in its place the same day.

This is part of a robust health improvement plan (learn more) created with the City of Somerville to meet the city's changing health needs.

CHA Urgent Care will be open every day, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. It will offer walk-in services, perfect when you can’t see your primary care provider, and will accept all forms of insurance.

Parking: Emergency parking spots outside Tower St. entrance. Or, use the parking lot at the top of Tower St. The cost is $3-8, depending on your stay.

Public Transportation: Bus: 88, 90, Train: Red Line, Davis Square or Porter Square (10 minute walk)

CHA Everett Hospital

CHA Everett Hospital

62 Lawrence St., Everett

Parking: There is a small parking area in front of the ED for patients and a free parking garage on Garland Street.

Public Transportation: No direct access. Bus: 110, 111, 112 are the closest bus lines.


About CHA Emergency Services 

  • 24-hour care from doctors trained in emergency medicine.
  • A state-of-the-art system to monitor your health and update your CHA team about your condition.
  • Rapid assessment protocols to prioritize the work.
  • Streamlined workflows to get sick patients to a hospital bed sooner.
  • Expert mental health care, including Psychiatric Emergency Services at Cambridge Hospital.