Emergency Department

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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 Renovations at Community Hospital Long Beach

Community Hospital Long Beach is continuing to re-invest in its community with a $1.25 million renovation of its emergency department. This renovation will help improve patient care and safety, decrease wait times and increase the number of patients that can be seen.

Renovated areas include the 21 treatment bays, lobby, nurses’ and physicians’ workstations, as well as the addition of new examination and diagnostic equipment in the emergency department.

The renovations will be completed in four phases:

  • Phase One: Emergency department lobby renovation – Completed
  • Phase Two: Upgrades to nurses’ and physicians’ work stations to improve work flow and provide efficient professional care – Completed
  • Phase Three: Refurbishments of the 21 treatment bays
  • Phase Four: Installation of new patient monitoring system, as well as examination and diagnostic equipment