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Anytime you are not comfortable with a medical situation, call 911 (or your local emergency number), go to your nearest emergency room, or call your family physician.
In an emergency, it is easy to "forget" even the most well-known information. That is why it is crucial for you to complete the information in this form for each member of your household.
Having a very sick or severely injured child is a parent’s worst nightmare. If it happened to your child, would you know the best way to go about getting treatment? Knowing when to call an ambulance is important.
If you're sick or hurt and want help quickly, it may seem like a good idea to go to the emergency room (ER) for care. You may think of the ER as a source of the most immediate medical attention, but if your situation is not a real emergency, this isn't true.
If you suffer a serious eye injury, what you don't do immediately afterward may help more than what you do.
Welcome to Our ER
We hope you never need emergency care, but should a sudden illness or injury strike, know that Physicians Regional Healthcare System has:
- 24-hour emergency room services
- Code Save a Heart program
- Two convenient locations
- ER imaging services
- Current wait time posted online; check via computer or mobile device
- Free ER Wait Time app for iPhones available at the Apple App Store
- Board-certified ER physicians around the clock
- Quick and easy check-in
Visiting the Emergency Room
We want you to understand the steps that you will go through in the ER as we strive to provide care that exceeds your expectations. We pledge to keep you informed of each step during the process.
- Physician evaluation and medical screening
- Discharge instructions
Every day, 24 hours a day, Physicians Regional’s emergency room doctors, nurses and other health care staff are available to provide you and your loved ones with expert care. Our highly trained staff can provide care for everything from cuts and broken bones to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or stroke. We provide efficient, prompt and compassionate care, and offer:
- Multi-functional treatment rooms for patients with varied conditions.
- A dynamic ER design focused on providing a better experience for patients and visitors.
- Highly qualified, dedicated health care professionals who are committed to the highest standards of care.
- A continued commitment to keep wait times to a minimum.
A better experience for patients
When you come to the emergency room, you want immediate attention. We work hard to make sure every patient receives high-quality care in the most timely, comfortable and efficient manner. We believe our patients’ loved ones deserve the same attention to quality care, so we do our best to ensure they are well informed and as comfortable as possible. Physicians Regional is dedicated to improving the emergency room experience.