What to do in an Emergency

If you are experiencing a critical or life-threatening medical emergency, call 911.

We’re here when you need us.

Valley Medical Center Emergency is a Level III Trauma and disaster relief center open 24-hours a day.  We also have trusted relationships with partner hospitals and medical centers in the area, so if your need is something we are unable to treat, we will work with you and our partners to arrange the best care possible.

Learn more about care in our Emergency Department

Urgent Care clinic locations 
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Valley Medical Center Emergency Department is located at:
400 South 43rd Street
Renton, WA 98055-5010
425.228.3450 

Driving Directions to
the ER at Valley Medical Center

Get guided driving directions (GoogleMaps)

In a life-threatening emergency, do not drive. Call 911.

From I-5
  • Take I-405 North to Route 167 South (Kent/Auburn).
  • Take the first exit for South 180th Street.
  • Turn left off the ramp onto E. Valley Road.
  • At the next light, turn left onto South 180th Street. S 180th Street becomes South 43rd Street.
  • Take your first right onto Davies Ave S.
  • Take your first (immediate) right.
  • Follow the service road under the South 43rd Street overpass and up a short hill to the West side of the South Tower.
From Route 167 North
  • Take the 43rd Street exit.
  • Turn right off the ramp, then take your first right onto Davies Ave S.
  • Take your first (immediate) right.
  • Follow the service road under the South 43rd Street overpass and up a short hill to the West side of the South Tower.
 

Where to Park

The closest parking is in the South Tower Garage on 43rd Street, directly below the Emergency Room. Enter the garage from the East or West sides of the Tower.

Valet parking is available at the front entrance to the ER for a nominal $2 fee from 5 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday (closed on holidays). South Tower Garage parking is free for patients and their guests (** please have your parking stub validated at the Security Desk on the Third Floor Lobby before returning to your car.)

  • Valet parking: After the stop sign at the end of the overpass tunnel, take your first right. Follow the driveway past the 43rd Street South entrance to the East side of the building, past underground parking and past the ER entrance to the main hospital entrance. Circle the fountain and hand off your vehicle at the Surgery Entrance. (See map below.)
  • Self-park/East: After the stop sign at the end of the overpass tunnel, continue on and take your first right. Follow the driveway past the 43rd Street South entrance to the East side of the building. Watch for the entrance and ramp down to underground parking on your left. It comes up quickly! (See map below.)
  • Self-park/West: After the stop sign at the end of the overpass tunnel, continue on and drive past two driveways. The entrance to West underground parking will be on your right. Look for the lane marked "Entrance." (See map below.)
                          

Map to VMC ER