Mercy Emergency Department - South

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Limiting Visitors for Your Safety

The safety of our patients and co-workers is our priority. In addition to rigorous disinfecting, use of personal protective equipment and social distancing, we are limiting the number of visitors at this location.

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Mercy Hospital South provides complex trauma, heart and stroke centers you can’t find anywhere else in the South County/Jefferson County area. Our professional, compassionate staff is dedicated solely to improving your experience and your outcome.

Emergency Services and Features

  • The only designated Level II Trauma Center in South County/Jefferson County
  • One of the few hospitals in the St. Louis area designated a Level I Stroke Center
  • Sixth-busiest emergency department in St.Louis; serves 26 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) districts, six of them supervised directly by Mercy Hospital South
  • Emergency department staffers work closely with Mercy Hospital South’s four urgent care centers and numerous clinicians to treat arriving patients quickly
  • Mercy Hospital South’s emergency physicians are board certified and trained in the specialty
  • 47 state-of-the-art treatment rooms, along with six triage rooms for busy periods
  • Includes Time-Critical Diagnosis Team as well as Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
  • Fast-Tracked Emergency Heart Care quickly and seamlessly identifies patients with an active heart emergency; blocked arteries are cleared in as little as 12 minutes, way below the national standard of 90 minutes. With Fast Track, there’s no waiting room; patients go immediately to a private room where all care is performed

Mercy Kids ER at Mercy Hospital South

At the Mercy Kids ER at Mercy Hospital South, children receive expert, compassionate care for unexpected illnesses and injuries. The Mercy Kids ER is staffed by a team of Mercy Kids pediatricians and pediatric trained nurses. Additional features include: 

  • Separate waiting and triage areas just for kids 
  • Six private treatment rooms dedicated to – and designed for – your family 
  • A Child Life Specialist to help kids feel less fearful and anxious, and better understand their treatment 
  • Specialized equipment designed for children and their unique needs 

If follow-up care is required, families can receive additional treatment from nearby Mercy Kids’ pediatric specialists. 

Mercy Kids ER Hours

Weekdays 12pm-12am
Weekends 11am-11pm

Patients arriving between 12am-12pm on weekdays and 11am-11pm on weekends will be cared for in the regular ER by pediatric trained providers. 

Mercy Kids ED at Mercy Hospital South: in your neighborhood and ready to care for the unique needs of your kids.