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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego Emergency Room

COVID-19 update

During this time, it is critical that we protect our patients, as well as staff, clinicians and community. Therefore, we have restricted all visitors to our hospitals and clinics until further notice. Exceptions may be made in advance by the clinical care team to support the goals of care discussions for appropriate patients. Walk-up hospital visitors will not be allowed. More information is available on our Visiting Hours and Guidelines page. ​

The exterior of the Conrad Prebys Emergency and Trauma Center, located on the campus of Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego near the corner of 5th Avenue and Washington Street in Hillcrest.
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego Emergency Room
Conrad Prebys Emergency and Trauma Center
4077 5th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
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    Emergency Services
    The ER is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Scripps Mercy San Diego’s emergency room provides trauma care 24 hours a day

The Conrad Prebys Emergency and Trauma Center is located on the campus of Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, near the corner of 5th Avenue and Washington Street in Hillcrest. As a Level I trauma center, we provide around-the-clock emergency services to people throughout San Diego County. 


Scripps Mercy Hospital is open and safe. Visitor restrictions are in effect and face masks are required. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call  888-261-8431 first.


Whenever a situation is life-threatening, call 9-1-1 immediately. Learn which symptoms should be evaluated in an emergency room.

Information for patients and visitors

The Conrad Prebys Emergency and Trauma Center is located on a busy medical campus. Below you’ll find tips to make your visit as seamless as possible.