Emergency Department

Penn Highlands Healthcare is there when you need help fast.  All four of our hospitals have modern emergency departments ready to take care of your emergencies any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.  Our highly-trained physicians and nurses provide quality care in a timely manner.

Find out more about the emergency department nearest you by clicking on the location below.
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If you are experiencing life-threatening symptoms, dial 9-1-1 immediately.
 
When to call an ambulance:
  • Slurred speech, especially accompanied by weakness on one side
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Not breathing or gasping for breath
  • Chest pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Fracture requiring stabilization
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Other medical emergencies

An ambulance can maneuver traffic quickly while starting medical intervention en route to the hospital.  The communication link to the hospital allows doctors and nurses to be ready when the patient arrives.

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