We understand the impact of social distancing and the importance of limiting the risk of exposure to COVID-19. However, we want you to be confident in seeking the care you need, especially in the case of an emergency. Our emergency departments are here to safely provide for life threatening illness and injury. Do not ignore the signs of stroke, heart attack, issues with Diabetes, COPD and other urgent health conditions. We remain a safe place for all to receive quality care. While COVID-19 is new, our processes and procedures in place for infection prevention and preventing the spread of illness are not.
When you are faced with a medical emergency, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital San Marcos is here to provide experienced, specialized and effective treatment, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
In the event of an emergency please dial 9-1-1, or go to the nearest emergency room immediately.
Our 24-hour emergency room, surgery, and intensive care units are in place to assure that whatever the emergency, we can help. Our 20-bed unit sees an average of 30,000 patients annually.
We are a Level 4 Trauma Center, a Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Primary Stroke Center.
The Emergency Department cares for victims of sexual assault by providing the services of certified sexual nurse examiners.
We know that family and friends of the patient are concerned, so we work to keep these guests informed and as comfortable as possible in our ER lobby.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Our intensive/cardiac care unit provides patients with the high level of care and attention they need following surgery, heart attack or critically ill conditions demand. A state-of-the-art cardiac monitoring system allows our specialists to rapidly respond to a patient needs. In addition, cutting-edge ventilators are also available for patients who need assistance breathing. A special waiting area is available for family and visitors.