ER Wait Time

ER Address: 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102

Phone: 860.545.5000

Wait time shown is the average wait time to see a physician or advance practitioner. Patients in the ER are seen in order according to the severity of their illness or injury.

Emergency Room

Urgent or Emergency?
What kind of care do I really need?

If a medical condition is life- or limb-threatening, or involves severe wounds or amputations, patients should go to the ER. If the medical condition is non-life-threatening, GoHealth Urgent Care offers experienced providers who are ready and waiting for you. Most Insurances Accepted. Same Day Appointments. Just Walk In. Open 7 Days A Week.

Urgent Care Services

Medical Rounds

Medical Rounds: Trauma Injury Prevention

Clinical Researcher Christa Green discusses the importance of trauma injury awareness and what Hartford Hospital is doing to help the community.

Laurie St. John – Ch. 3 – Nurses Week

May 6-12 is National #NursesWeek, where the nation celebrates the great work that nurses do each and every day. Laurie St. John, RN & VP of Hartford HealthCare at Home talks nurses week on Channel 3 Eyewitness News from Hartford Hospital.

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report for Best Regional Hospitals (*Ranked #1 in Hartford Metro Area) and recognized as High-performing in Nephrology, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery, Lung Cancer Surgery, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.

* earning this prestigious distinction for the ninth consecutive year.

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A Dietitian’s Good-for-You Holiday Gift Guide

As the days count down, are you still looking for meaningful gifts for those few left on your holiday shopping list? I try to consider gifts that can make 2020 more healthy and productive.  Maybe a couple of these ideas will pique your interest enough to check out further. For [...]

As Cancer Treatment Evolves, a Focus on Reducing Side Effects

By Dr. Omar Eton Melanoma DMT Lead Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Over the past two decades, there has been great progress in understanding the relationship between cancer and the defenses a patient can muster against it. This led to a Nobel Prize for James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo in [...]

Dr. Bret Schipper, New Surgical Oncology Chief, Starts Seeing Patients

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute has announced the appointment of Dr. Bret Schipper as chief of surgical oncology at Hartford Hospital and director of oncologic surgery for the entire Cancer Institute. Dr. Schipper’s areas of interest include hepatobiliary surgery, both benign and malignant; minimally-invasive robotic surgery; soft tissue (melanoma/sarcoma) and gastric [...]

The Science Behind Walking On Winter Ice Without Slipping, Falling

Sometimes you just have to know when to walk like a penguin, as unsightly as it may seem. It could save a lot of pain and misery. With sub-freezing temperatures, black-ice parking lots and slick sidewalks a winter inevitability, it’s time. Yes, the best way to avoid a fall — [...]

A Healthier You: Cancer Institute Winter Classes, Events

2019-20 Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Winter Calendar Here’s your guide to all of our upcoming fall events: Community Education and Support Programs Bereavement Support Bereavement Support Group Dec. 11 Jan. 8 & 22 Feb. 12 & 26 2- 3:30 pm Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at Backus Hospital 326 Washington St., [...]

Suffering From Chronic Knee Pain? Cooled Radiofrequency Can Help

For people who suffer with chronic knee pain, an effective, minimally-invasive procedure called Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) could be just the thing to help regain mobility and quality of life. This outpatient procedure helps restore function and comfort to patients who have found little relief with other treatment and allows them [...]


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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Group (DBSA)

Peer run support group for those who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder. Registration is not required for this group. [...]

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Substance Use Educational and Support Group

For family members impacted by loved ones with substance abuse. Registration is not required.

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Al Anon Parent Group

Join us for a one hour Al-Anon topic discussion. Registration is not required. This group meets every Thursday of each month.