The right care at the right place.

We know having a sick child is scary and understanding where to go for care can be confusing. CHOC has two emergency departments, multiple urgent care sites and a network of primary care locations throughout Orange County. Learn which location is best for your child and what to expect before heading to the hospital.

At CHOC, Long Live Childhood is our mantra. It is our rallying cry. We live it. We breathe it. We practice it. Every day. In every way. That’s why we’ve assembled a mighty brigade of pediatric experts, researchers, premier facilities and generous donors dedicated to giving kids the best chance of growing into healthy and happy adults.

A World-Class Destination for Children’s Health

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We know you are the ultimate protector of your children’s health. That’s why we partner with you to help you keep them healthy.

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By choosing world-class healthcare experts, your kids receive treatments & services in facilities designed especially for them.

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Mental health is just as important as physical health. We are leading the charge to end the stigma surrounding mental illness.

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We have more than 500 research studies in more than 30 specialties to provide your child with access to leading-edge treatments.

CHOC Health Topics

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An expert from the Adolescent to Adult Bridge (A2B) program at CHOC helps parents transition their teens from a pediatric to adult doctor.

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A CHOC expert offers advice for asthma signs, treatment for asthma and how kids with asthma can exercise and play sports.

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A CHOC expert discusses what to expect from their preteen or teen’s period, answers questions and gives advice about menstruation.

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