WHAT ARE EMERGENCY AND TRAUMA SERVICES?
Lake District Hospital Emergency department has 24/7 certified emergency care nurses always ready to help. The hospital is also certified Level IV Trauma Center. Physicians and nurses with additional trauma certifications provide trauma care to the multiple-injured patient and family.
SHOULD I GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM OR A CLINIC?
If you are experiencing a life-threatening or life-altering illness or injury, the ER at Lake District Hospital is the right choice for treatment. If you experience a simpler illness or injury, such as a twisted ankle or a cut to the forehead, a convenient care setting is a great option.
DR’S OFFICE OR CLINIC
- • Abdominal pain
- • Asthma
- • Minor broken bones
- • Colds and coughs
- • Dehydration
- • Flu symptoms
- • Foreign object in the eye, nose or ear
- • Minor burns, bruises or scrapes
- • Rashes or insect stings
- • Tetanus shots
- • Sprains
- • Stitches
- • Urinary Symptoms
- • Amputation or deep wounds with severe bleeding
- • Chest pain
- • Head injury with loss of consciousness or onset of
- • Multiple injuries
- • Internal injuries and internal bleeding
- • Large surface burns
- • Physical or sexual assault
- • Poisoning or overdose
- • Stroke symptoms (weakness, numbness, dizziness
and difficulty speaking)
- • Suicidal behavior