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When There’s No Time to Lose, Our Emergency Department Is Ready for You

In an emergency, every minute counts.


Emergency Department Highlights


Level IV Community Trauma Center — This designation means we meet stringent criteria for regional emergency care: access, advanced lifesaving, staffing, training, facilities, transportation & more.


Emergency Department — In an emergency, you or your loved one will find state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including the latest in advanced lifesaving and patient monitoring systems.


Emergency Care Staff — Our highly-trained, experienced providers and support staff are trained in Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Trauma Nursing Core Courses.


Emergency Transportation — Emergency ground and air transportation include 170-square-mile ambulance service and established relationships with Medforce, AirCare and LifeGuard.


Always Ready for You — Our emergency department is staffed and ready 24/7 for emergencies large and small. When you need it most, it’s reassuring to know that, in an emergency, better health starts here.


Do I Need the Emergency Department or Emergency Care?


Head to the Emergency Department or call 911 to have the following symptoms evaluated and treated:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain, left arm pain or left jaw pain
  • Serious burns
  • Uncontrolled Bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Severe allergic reaction (swelling lips, difficulty swallowing or breathing)
  • Stroke symptoms, including slurred speech or sudden numbness/weakness in any area of your body, facial droop, loss of balance or vision
  • A change in mental status (such as confusion)
  • Loss of consciousness (if you pass out)
  • Severe trauma/Broken bones
  • Overdose/poisoning

If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 now. The preceding is not intended to be an exhaustive list of conditions nor is it intended to provide medical advice. 

Take a Virtual Tour of the Emergency Department and other Facilities

Watch the video to check out our recently completed new emergency care and other facilities in Maquoketa.

Jackson County Regional Health Center Emergency Department & Trauma Department