Emergency Care in Walker County
24-Hour Service from Huntsville Memorial Hospital
The Huntsville Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, a Level IV Trauma
Center, currently serves Walker County and surrounding communities, 24-hours-a-day,
7-days-a-week, providing treatment for acute illness, injury or trauma.
Whether you or a loved one are experiencing an unexplained medical issue
or have suffered trauma from an unexpected accident, our dedicated and
highly-trained emergency care professionals are ready to respond.
Responsive Care You Can Trust
Our Emergency Team includes board-certified Emergency Physicians and Certified
Emergency Nurses (R.N.s). Our lead physicians and physician assistants
are certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support. All of our medical staff
members hold certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. The medical
staff maintains proficiency and on-going education in the areas of cardiology,
pediatrics, trauma and various other avenues of emergency medicine. Staying
current in different areas of treatment and intervention allows our team
to provide quality care to our patients.
The Huntsville Memorial Hospital Emergency Department also offers state-of-the-art
laboratory, radiology and cardiopulmonary equipment and services.
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Providing Up-to-the-Minute Care
Upon arriving at the Emergency Department, each patient is assessed and
evaluated by a Registered Nurse in order to determine the urgency of the
illness or injury. The most critically ill or severely injured patients
will be seen immediately. All patients will be seen as soon as possible
depending on the volume of patients receiving care at that time.
It is important to know when to visit an Emergency facility, check your
symptoms to determine whether you have an emergency illness or injury.