Emergency and Trauma Care for Kids at Children's Hospital Colorado
Pediatric Emergency Care
Children’s Emergency Care locations are there for you when more serious health problems arise or you need pediatric healthcare experts, fast. At Children's Hospital Colorado, our healing goes well beyond medicine. We do whatever it takes to make kids physically and emotionally comfortable, so they can heal faster and get home sooner. Specialists in pediatric emergency medicine are accessible 24-hours a day as well as pediatric emergency resources, including radiology, laboratory, anesthesiology and surgery. Learn more about emergency care by Children's Hospital Colorado.
Level I Regional Pediatric Trauma Center
There is no better place for the care of a critically ill or injured child than a pediatric trauma center. Children's Hospital Colorado main campus is the only dedicated Level 1 Regional Pediatric Trauma Center in the Rocky Mountain Region. A broad team of specialists are available 24 hours a day. Learn more about trauma care at Children's Hospital Colorado.
Flight For Life Transport
Children's Hospital Colorado partners with St. Anthony's Hospital, a part of the Centura Health System, and St. Anthony’s Flight For Life team to provide emergency flight transport for the region’s pediatric trauma patients. The Children’s Flight For Life team is accredited by the International Commission for the Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems and is the only pediatric transport team in the region. Learn more about Children's Hospital Colorado Flight For Life program.
Child Abuse Services
The Kempe Child Protection Team is an important service at Children's Hospital Colorado, providing clinically-based resources for training, consultation and evaluation of all forms of child abuse and neglect. The team provides expert evaluation and consultation when a concern of non-accidental trauma (NAT or child abuse) arises. The team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for consultation or referral. Learn more about Child Abuse services and programs.
Safety Outreach Programs
The Rocky Mountain Kiwanis Foundation is reaching out to children and families with the development of the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute at Children's. The Institute's mission of prevention, education and research brings a level of commitment not previously available to children in the region.
Led by Children's Hospital Colorado, the mission of the Denver Metro SafeKids Coalition is to join with other agencies and individuals to identify and prevent injuries in children ages fourteen and younger in the metro areas through education, research, advocacy and media.