Don’t Let COVID-19 Prevent You From Receiving Care
A lot has been put on hold, but our care has not stopped – we are here for you. If you suspect you have a cardiac, vascular, or neurological issue, or if you have suffered a serious injury, do not ignore your symptoms. Southcoast Health wants to remind you to call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department if you are experiencing:
- Chest pain or difficulty breathing
- Weakness/numbness on one side
- Slurred speech
- Fainting/change in mental state
- Serious burns
- Head or eye injury
- Broken bones and dislocated joints
- Fever with a rash
- Severe cuts that may require stitches
- Facial lacerations
- Severe cold or flu symptoms
- Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy
At Southcoast Health, keeping our community and staff safe and healthy is our top priority.
Our local emergency departments and urgent care centers are ready to care for emergencies, injuries, and urgent care needs of all kinds and have taken steps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission to keep patients and staff safe. These include isolating patients with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and a rigorous disinfection and cleaning process between patient visits.
See when to go to the ER vs Urgent Care.
Our promise to you is to deliver exceptional care, whenever you need it.
When you come to your local Southcoast Health Emergency Department (ED) with an illness or injury, we will take every part of your health into account. Our staff of experienced, board certified emergency physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and staff are ready to serve you.