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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Inova Emergency Care

24 Hours a day, 7 Days a week, 365 Days a Year.
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Is it Safe to Come to the ER during the COVID Crisis?

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, do not be afraid to come to the hospital for immediate care. Our Emergency Rooms are open for all patients and remain a safe place to seek care.

During this time of COVID-19, Inova has implemented additional procedures at all facilities, based on CDC guidelines, to protect the safety of our patients, team members and community.

Delaying the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a potential emergency condition can put you at greater risk – particularly for those with symptoms of stroke and heart attack.

Respiratory Illness: Know Where to Go

If you have a respiratory illness or concern, please visit your local ER or one of Inova’s Urgent Care locations that has been designated as a Respiratory Illness Clinic.

See Respiratory Clinic Locations

Conditions That Warrant an ER Visit

Life-threatening conditions that cause severe symptoms or put your health at serious risk require a visit to an emergency room. These include:

  • Suspected heart attack or stroke
  • Extreme difficulty breathing
  • Severe bleeding or serious cuts
  • Broken bones
  • Poisoning
  • Acute abdominal pain
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Minor burns and lacerations
  • Minor trauma, including sprains and broken bones
  • On-the-job accidents

Emergency Room Locations