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Emergency Care 24/7

Let us know you're coming. Select your estimated hospital arrival time and wait at home until your scheduled arrival time.


Emergency Care

When an emergency happens, you need to know you have a place to go where you can get fast medical help. Our Emergency Departments are here to help, 24/7, offering care to treat you quickly and efficiently. We offer a complete range of care, and our doctors and nurses are trained and equipped to triage all types of emergencies.

Wait for the ER. Online.

Take advantage of our InQuicker online tool by selecting your estimated hospital arrival time and wait at home until your time to be seen.

(Please note: Online Waiting Room should not be used for life-threatening emergencies or children under the age of three. Call 911 immediately for more serious conditions.)

Advanced Emergency Rooms

If you need care for an unexpected medical problem, call 911 or visit a Dignity Health Central California emergency room. If your condition is not life threatening, use our InQuicker tool to select your estimated arrival time and wait at home until then.

Our ER locations include:

Robert A. Grimm Children's Pavilion for Emergency Services

Every detail designed with our youngest patients in mind at the only dedicated pediatric emergency department between Los Angeles and Madera.

Emergency Room Services We Provide

When you arrive at one of our emergency rooms, our doctors, triage nurses, and specialists will quickly diagnose your condition and provide the right treatment, demonstrating care with humankindness at every step. If you’ve brought your child to the ER, we can deliver the appropriate level of care at our pediatric ER.

You may receive the following services or treatments at a Dignity Health Central California emergency room:

Why You May Need to Go to the ER

At Dignity Health Central California, our knowledgeable ER doctors deliver personal care for a range of emergency situations.

Dignity Health Central California provides emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.