If you believe you have a life-threatening condition, call 911.
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.
We are equipped to handle a wide range of medical emergencies including industrial accidents, heart attacks, stroke, broken bones, vehicle accidents, and more.
CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System holds the American College of Cardiology Chest Pain with Primary PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) Accreditation. As a Level III trauma center in the States of Texas and Arkansas, our Texarkana hospital has a heliport for patient transport via helicopter, and staff members hold advanced certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Certified Emergency Nurses, Trauma Nursing Core Course Certification, and Emergency Pediatric Nurse Certification. SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) services may also be provided when necessary.
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