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 Long Beach Memorial

The Emergency Department at Long Beach Memorial is the largest of its kind in California and among the newest and most advanced in the entire United States. Each year, we treat approximately 80,000 patients. One of Los Angeles County's original trauma centers, the Emergency Department (ED) and Trauma Center underwent an $11-million renovation in 2002, expanding the department to 32,000 square feet with 53 beds and creating a dedicated children's area.

Our department ensures patients receive the best emergency and trauma care available by offering:

  • 53 Patient Beds
  • Two Trauma-Specific Treatment Rooms
  • Helipad
  • Electronic Medical Records System
  • Computerized Patient Tracking System
  • Paramedic Base Station
  • Large Patient Waiting Area
  • Bedside Monitoring
  • Enhanced Communication Systems