Emergency Services

If you believe you are experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, immediately call 911.  For all health issues needing immediate attention, our doors are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  When seconds count, you need a team of highly trained doctors and nurses working together fast and efficiently.  In all situations, from heart attacks, major trauma, broken bones or difficulty breathing, Fairchild Medical Center’s Emergency Department team is ready to provide quality care with compassion and skill.

The department is staffed 24 hours a day by physicians specializing in Emergency Medicine and additionally, a Physician Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner 10 to 12 hours per day, 7 days a week.  Our ER nurses have special training in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), trauma nurse core course (TNCC), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS).  Nurse practitioners (FNPs) and physician assistants (Pas) – Our FNPs and Pas have special training in emergency care.  They see people of all ages and their families in our emergency department.

Seeing approximately 1100 patients per month, the Emergency Department is equipped with state-of-the-art emergency medical equipment and can offer an array of diagnostic and support services.  Fairchild Medical Center has meet the state criteria for evaluation and treatment of trauma and has an emergency landing site for quick helicopter transport to a higher level of care facility.  We are happy to answer any questions you may have and welcome your comments about your experiences in our Emergency Department.  Please email the ED Department Manager.