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Emergency Services

The Emergency Department at Bridgeport Hospital provides the highest level of emergency medical care available in the area. A state-designated regional Trauma Center, Connecticut’s only Burn Center and its own helipad are available for the rapid transport of traumatically injured patients.

When to seek Emergency Care

  • Chest pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Serious cuts
  • Broken bones
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Speech difficulty
  • Rapid change in vision
  • Sudden onset of a serious headache
  • Weakness or numbness in arms, legs or face
  • Sexual assault

If you need to see a doctor for a non-medical emergency, try telehealth services, which uses video and electronic records to provide care.

Some conditions can be treated at one of our Urgent Care locations. Learn more about our Urgent Care.

Bridgeport Hospital Emergency Department

267 Grant Street
Bridgeport, CT 06610

Phone: 203-384-3000

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Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus Emergency Department

300 Seaside Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

Phone: 203-876-4000

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Bridgeport Hospital's special Emergency Department services include:

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Ask the Expert: ER, urgent care or primary care physician?

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Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

Bridgeport Hospital is the first hospital in Connecticut to earn Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

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