Hospitals provide a number of programs and services that vary depending on the needs of the community. Programs and services can include emergency services, mental health and addiction, critical care, family birthing units, paediatric care, surgeries, or rehabilitation therapy services.
The Emergency Room (ER) at the hospital is for medical emergencies and for patients with a serious injury or illness. An emergency room doctor or nurse will assess the patient’s condition and decide on the required medical treatment. The emergency room is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week and no appointment is needed. When you call 911 on the telephone for emergency services, the ambulance will take you to the emergency room at a hospital.
The information listed below was provided by 211 Community Connection.