Emergency Services at Redwood Hospital

Carris Health - Redwood Area Hospital’s Emergency department holds a Level IV Trauma designation and is staffed 24/7 by physicians trained for emergency care. Four private treatment rooms provide comfort and privacy.

Why Choose Redwood Hospital for Emergency Services?

  • All emergency room staff have specialized training to assess trauma, heart attack and stroke symptoms and administer life-saving treatment
  • A Level 1 Heart Attack Program ensures that a dedicated heart attack team is available to perform necessary tests, monitor heart attack symptoms, administer medications and arrange for air transportation to a heart care hospital, if necessary
  • Our Telestroke program partners with CentraCare by using video conferencing technology to bring a stroke specialist into the hospital’s Emergency department 24 hours a day
  • When advanced care is needed, patients are transferred to specialized facilities within 60-90 minutes

Sexual Assault Services

Redwood Hospital is a member of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) program. Our nurses are trained to provide assistance for victims of rape and sexual assault through our emergency department. We meet with victims and their families to help them cope with the trauma and to complete the forensic exam.

Featured Patient Story

Time Saves Brain When Treating Stroke Carris Health - Redwood Hospital Emergency Serivces Patient Story
An A-typical Morning Maria Perry had just brewed her morning coffee on Thursday, March 24, when her right arm began shaking violently as she lifted the pot. She had steadied herself enough to put the pot back on the counter when her right leg suddenly collapsed. “After my leg gave out, I was pretty sure things were not okay. I wondered if I was having a stroke, but I’m only 47 years old,” said Perry, who works in customer service ...
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