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Avera McKennan Emergency Department & Trauma Care

Careflight - emergency transport Experience, Efficiency, Technology

We've trimmed our door-to-doctor time to an average of just 20 minutes and have taken measures to reduce our patients' average length of stay to just under two hours.

Map and Directions

The Avera McKennan Emergency Department is located on the northwest side of the Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center campus, at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 20th Street. The emergency department includes a dedicated parking lot for patients and families with additional parking available on the surrounding streets and in the parking ramps just east of the ED.

Our Emergency Department, with its Level II Trauma Center, was designed with high-quality care, unparalleled efficiency and the latest technology in mind. ED physicians are residency-trained in Emergency Medicine - the only such team in the state.

It's everything Avera stands for. Experience. Efficiency. Technology. All ready within seconds, whenever you need it.

Learn more about the Avera McKennan Emergency Department

Additional emergency care is available in southwest Sioux Falls at the Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota. The Avera Heart Hospital provides round-the-clock emergency care for all non-orthopedic emergencies. Avera Heart Hospital’s emergency department is fully staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Avera Heart Hospital is located at 4500 W. 69th St. on the south side of Sioux Falls.