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Emergency Care


No one anticipates an emergency, but if one happens, you have Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals ready to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If You're Experiencing a Medical Emergency, Please Call 9-1-1

All of our doctors are board-certified in emergency medicine. They offer the knowledge and experience to handle any emergency. Additionally, our staff of experienced nurses takes pride in providing our patients with the urgent care they need in those critical, lifesaving minutes.

When Accidents Happen, Our Emergency Room is Ready

Our Emergency Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Chest pain and heart attack
  • Drug reactions
  • Emergency psychiatric treatment
  • Internal bleeding
  • Major trauma
  • Obstetrical and gynecological emergencies
  • Pediatric ailments
  • Seizures, internal bleeding
  • Sports medicine
  • Strokes
  • Treatment for minor to major illnesses
  • Treatment of minor to moderate injuries
  • Work related injuries or illnesses

InQuicker Emergency Room Tool

Both St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital and St. John's Regional Medical Center offer an online reservation tool, powered by InQuicker, for emergency room and urgent care situations. This tool allows you to select a treatment time and wait in the comfort of your home. Upon arrival and check-in to the ER, you will see a doctor who will assess your situation and determine the next appropriate level of care.

Emergency Services

At Dignity Health, our reliable emergency services team care for people with serious and life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Highly trained emergency doctors, nurses, and staff rapidly diagnose and treat sudden illnesses, pain, mental health conditions, injuries, and complications of chronic diseases.