If you need emergency care, get care. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
Emergencies don’t wait for COVID-19 to disappear. And you shouldn’t wait to seek care if an emergency strikes you or your family. Delaying care in an emergency can lead to worse outcomes and potentially serious complications later.
We want to assure you that we are open and ready to safely care for you in an environment specifically designed to keep you safe.
Why Choose Us?
- Our 30-Minute Pledge means we will work diligently to have you initially seen by a medical professional within 30 minutes of your arrival.
- As an American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center, we have achieved a higher level of expertise when caring for patients who arrive with heart attack symptoms. It’s nice to know that kind of care is available locally, because with chest pain and heart attacks, minutes matter more than ever.
- We are a member of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders), an international nursing education and consultation program designed to improve geriatric care in healthcare organizations.
Here are a few ways we have changed operations to protect the health of all patients:
- Social distancing lines have been established and clearly marked at all entrances.
- Staff and patients wear masks at all times.
- Clinical grade disinfection takes place hourly, after every patient, and as needed.
- Staff members are screened at the beginning of every shift.
- Everyone seeking emergency care is screened upon arrival to help ensure the appropriate site of care, isolating those who require it.
- The main lobby entrance has been closed. All staff, visitors, and patients are required to come through the ER entrance to be screened.
- We offer separate entrances for general ER patients and those with suspected COVID-19. Patients needing general care are NOT placed in the same area as those who are suspected of having the virus.
- Precautionary signs have been placed around the ER.
- Isolation rooms equipped with an air filtration systems to effectively filter virus particles are available for those that require them.
- Patients coming in by ambulance are evaluated outside the ER, where the appropriate site of care is determined. If isolation is needed, those patients do not cross into general care areas.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911. If you need to go the emergency room, we’re ready for you 24/7.
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