Emergency Department

Specialties

Programs

If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) is a Medical Emergency

If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately so that treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a cardiac receiving center right away.

Nearest Designated Cardiac Receiving Center

Stroke is a Medical Emergency

If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time when symptoms first appeared. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.

Nearest Designated Stroke Receiving Center

Emergency Department at Community Hospital Long Beach

Community Hospital Long Beach provides emergency care for the greater Long Beach area. Its eastside location is within 5 miles of most residential neighborhoods in East Long Beach, from Belmont Shore to Los Altos.

Many of the department's board-certified, emergency physicians and highly skilled staff have served the Long Beach community for more than a decade. The department provides care to more than 20,000 patients annually.

The emergency department provides a compassionate and welcoming environment, and features:

  • 21 treatment bays.
  • Large, well-appointed waiting area with a specially designed area for children.