Open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, Franciscan Health emergency centers treat patients experiencing trauma, illness or injury with prompt and compassionate care. Our emergency room teams treat tens of thousands of patients each year.
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Prompt, Specialized Emergency Care 24 Hours Per Day, 365 Days Per Year
No one can predict a medical emergency – they can happen anywhere and at any time. When the unthinkable happens and you are in need of an emergency room that is close by, you can count on around-the-clock emergency medicine at Franciscan Health emergency rooms.
If you are currently experiencing an emergency, dial 911.
Fully equipped with the latest ER technology and specially trained medical trauma staff
Our emergency rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed by specially trained physicians and nurses to handle emergency illnesses and injuries. Our emergency teams treat hundreds of thousands of patients each year, including trauma, stroke, cardiac, and other life-threatening conditions. Emergency medicine at Franciscan Health is qualified to handle needs for patients of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay.
Our medical staffs trained to treat patients with accurate, emergency care include:
- Board-certified physicians
- Highly specialized nursing staff, including those trained and certified in emergency medicine, ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advance Life Support, TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course), and ENPC (Emergency Nurses Pediatric Course).
- Certified technicians available to administer diagnostic tests such as X-rays and ultrasounds
- Emergency and cardiac teams working together in our accredited Chest Pain Center around-the-clock to stop heart attacks in their tracks
Our Center of Hope locations offer sexual assault and rape victims prompt and undivided attention. Here, victims of sexual assault are actively treated in a quiet, compassionate and non-traumatic way.
When you or a loved one has a medical emergency, you want to be treated immediately, efficiently and be on your way to recovery. The Chesterton Health & Emergency Center is a freestanding emergency room dedicated to meeting your family's round-the-clock health needs.