Emergency departments at Sentara provide patients with a high standard of trauma care. All Sentara emergency departments and free-standing emergency locations are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Irene V. Hylton Emergency Care Center at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center has more than 40 exam rooms, including trauma rooms, triage rooms and rooms for patients with minor injuries. We ensure patient privacy by using enclosed examination rooms.

Please note: Emergency patients at Sentara Lake Ridge will be walk-ins only. Ambulances may transport patients who require admittance to the hospital for additional care, after complete evaluation at Sentara Lake Ridge.

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