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. Lake Regional Emergency Department - 54 Hospital Drive; Osage Beach, Mo.  Phone: 573-348-8000

UPDATE: Nichols Road is now open from Osage Beach Parkway to Amory Road.

You can access the Lake Regional campus from Osage Beach Parkway (Bus. 54) using Nichols Road but not from the Osage Beach Expressway; signs directing traffic to use the Case and KK exits will remain in place on the expressway. Watch traffic devices and signage for directions.

This opening allows access to Lake Regional Hospital, as well as Osage Beach Medical Park (primary care clinic, walk-in clinic and pharmacy), Lake Regional Imaging Center, Lake Regional Medical Office Building and Lake Regional Medical Suites from Nichols Road by way of Osage Beach Parkway (Bus. 54). Click here for more details and a detour route map.


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. Express 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.