California’s Hospitals  Emergency Rooms

California's dwindling emergency rooms

Scores of California hospitals have shut down their emergency rooms or closed entirely in the last decade.

Emergency room physicians say the closures have led to long waits, diverted ambulances and, in the most extreme cases, patient deaths. The closures also mean that patients in need of emergency care may need to travel farther, delaying access to treatment.

Enter an address in The Times statewide database below (e.g. 200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles or Glendale or 90210) to locate your nearest emergency room and to see which hospitals and emergency rooms have closed in the past decade.

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