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Emergency

Emergency at Greater Regional

Emergency Department at Greater Regional Health provides emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Greater Regional Health has been named one of America's Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women's Choice Award, America's trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Greater Regional Health is in the top 2% of 4,542 U.S. hospitals offering emergency care services.

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Emergency Guidelines

When you have an injury or illness, but are unsure of when to visit the Emergency Room, here is a general guideline from ER providers at Greater Regional Health:

  • Chest pain or symptoms of a heart attack (sweating and shortness of breath)

  • Symptoms of a stroke (sudden dizziness, weakness, loss of coordination, balance and vision problems)

  • Injuries from a car accident

  • Head pain (sudden or severe) or head injury

  • Loss of consciousness (with or without head injury)

  • Severe cuts

  • Open broken bones

  • Abdominal pain (sudden or severe)

  • Poisoning

  • Uncontrolled fever

  • Foreign object in the eye

As always use your best judgement, if you feel it is an emergency go to the emergency room or call 911.

If your symptoms are urgent enough to be seen same day, please utilize Urgent Care or Greater Regional Primary Clinic's Same Day Provider.