Bristol Hospital Emergency Center is located at 41 Brewster Rd, Bristol CT 06010

Emergency Center patients and visitors who have traveled to an area with COVID-19 spread and who have fever, cough or shortness of breath should identify themselves to hospital staff as possible Persons Under Investigation for the coronavirus. This will enable our staff to take precautionary treatment measures.

Bristol Hospital Emergency Center


If you are experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call 9-1-1

Note: Due to the increased concern regarding the coronavirus, visitor restrictions are in effect. Click here to learn more.

When life or health is on the line, the Bristol Hospital Emergency Center is here for you, with shorter-than-average wait times (around 20 minutes average) and all the advanced services you might need.

Our entire team — from board-certified emergency physicians to specially trained nurses, technicians and other professionals — is committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate care as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Bristol Hospital Emergency Center: Open 24/7

  1. Emergency Center

    41 Brewster Road (Entrance through the Cancer Care Center)

    Bristol, CT 06010

Construction Alert: February 24, 2020 - Summer 2020

Emergency Center/Newell Road Construction Project & Parking Impact

Bristol Hospital’s Emergency Center is expanding to bring you a more modern, state-of-the-art, family-oriented facility that will enhance the overall patient experience. The construction project will begin its second phase —the regrading of Newell Road.


Temporary Changes During the Regrading of Newell Road

  • Newell Road will be closed for the duration of Phase 2 of the Emergency Center expansion project. Access to the Emergency Center will be through the Cancer Care Center entrance on Brewster Road

  • Cardiac rehab patients will enter through the hospital’s main entrance

  • Free valet parking is available at the Medical Office Building, Emergency Center and main hospital entrances.

Patient and Visitor Parking at a Glance

Please use valet parking for easy access to the Emergency Center and MOB.
Free Valet Service Locations
  • Main Hospital entrance
  • Cancer Care Center/Emergency Center entrance
  • Goodwin Street, Medical Office Building
Self-Park Locations
  • Main Hospital entrance lot
  • Center for Surgery & Endoscopy entrance lot
  • Queen Street lot
  • Wound Care Center lot


Bristol Hospital's Emergency Center is always open (24/7).


From Hartford:

Take I-84 West to exit 38 (Route 6). Follow Route 6 to Route 229 South. At Route 229, take a left and follow the blue hospital signs.

From Waterbury:

Take I-84 East to exit 31 (West Street). Take a left off the exit onto Route 229. Follow Route 229 to Route 72 West. Turn left onto Route 72 West and follow the blue hospital signs.

From New Haven:

Take I-91 North to Route 691 West. Take Route 691 West to I-84 East, to exit 31 (West Street) and follow the directions from Waterbury.

From New Britain:

Take I-84 East to Route 72 West to the end of the expressway. Take a right at the traffic light. Go through 2 more traffic lights; take a left onto Broad Street. Follow Broad Street until the end. Take a left at the traffic light. Go under the railroad bridge overpass and take an immediate right. Follow blue hospital signs.

From Torrington/Winsted:

Take Route 8 South to exit 39 (Bristol/Terryville). Take a left at the end of the exit ramp onto Route 6. Follow Route 6 into Bristol. Follow blue hospital signs. On-site parking and valet service are available to the public at no charge.

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