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When to Go to the ER in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV

Emergency services at Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican hospitals offer diagnosis and treatment for all types of medical emergencies, including injuries, illness, and chronic conditions. 

If you’re unsure about when to seek emergency care in Las Vegas, NV, we can help. In the event of a serious injury or illness, call 911. You can also use our online waiting service to select your estimated time of arrival at one of our hospitals.


Good Reasons for Visiting the ER

You should call 911 or visit your nearest emergency room (ER) for these conditions:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Seizures
  • Sudden loss of speech or difficulty speaking
  • Back or neck injury with inability to move your legs or arms
  • Sudden weakness on one side of your body
  • Pain and swelling in a limb after a fall or other traumatic accident
  • Signs of a severe allergic reaction, such as swelling of the tongue and lips

Serious injuries and illness are always good reasons to seek emergency medical care. These include:

No matter the condition, our providers offer fast, personalized care for patients of all ages.


Emergency Care Services

When you visit an ER at Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican hospitals, you can expect the highest standards. Our facilities use the latest diagnostic equipment, offer medications to manage all types of life-threatening conditions, and perform noninvasive therapies and surgical procedures. Our providers offer urgent care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

We offer a range of ER services, including:

We also provide pediatric emergency medicine.


What to Expect at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican

You’ll likely see a triage nurse who will assess your condition or injury to see that you receive care in an appropriate timeframe. Try to give your provider as much information about your symptoms as possible. An ER doctor and nurse will evaluate you in more detail to see what type of tests or treatment you need. Depending on your condition, you may need follow-up care from a primary care doctor. 

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Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican hospitals treat all types of medical emergencies at our emergency rooms in the Greater Las Vegas and Henderson areas.