Emergency Care

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or seek treatment at the nearest emergency department.

Lake Regional's Emergency Department, a state-designated Level III trauma center, cares for more than 36,000 patients annually. 


Emergency Services:

  • State-designated Level III Trauma Center: Our emergency department provides 24-hour emergency medical service to a five-county area. Lake Regional receives patients from seven ground ambulance services and an air ambulance based at the hospital that is owned and operated by Air Methods Corp. The ED team includes full-time emergency physicians with clinical interests in the specialized field of emergency medicine and nursing staff trained in advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support and trauma care.
  • 24/7 Emergency Cardiac Care: Lake Regional's Emergency Department is beating the clock for heart attack care, with the help of our cardiologists, Cath Lab staff and local EMS providers. Learn more about heart care at Lake Regional.    
  • Stroke Center: Lake Regional Health System is a state-designated Level II Stroke Center offering comprehensive stroke treatment and care for recovery. Learn more about the signs of stroke and what action you should take in the event of a stroke.  
  • Lake Area SANE/SART: Lake Regional's Emergency Department, in partnership with Lake Area SART, has made great strides in the response to crime victims. Learn more about Lake Regional's SANE/SART program.

Emergency vs. Urgent Care

Wondering which level of care is right for you? Click here. If you're not sure, please call 911 now or seek treatment at your nearest emergency department.