Emergency Department

If you have a medical or life-threatening or limb-threatening emergency dial 911 immediately.
1050 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Emergency Care Hours:
24/7 Emergency Care
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Our Services

Conveniently located near the heart of the city, our historic acute care hospital provides whole person care from the heart. It’s a legacy that has earned us a reputation for being one of the most trusted medical centers in Utah. Our services include:

  • Acute treatment of work-related injuries
  • Advanced critical care unit
  • Board-certified emergency physicians
  • Cardiac catheterization lab 24/7
  • Cardiac team available 24/7
  • Center of Excellence in bariatrics, hip and knee joint replacements and robotics
  • Comprehensive orthopedic care
  • Comprehensive wound care
  • Geriatric and psychiatric services available 24/7
  • Helipad for life-flight services
  • ICU staffed by critical care specialists
  • Physician specialists in behavioral health, cardiology, general surgery, orthopedics and more
  • State-certified heart attack center

Emergency Care Examples

These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered emergent. This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Baby less than 2 years old with a fever
  • Blood clots and DVTs
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Chest pain or chest pressure
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Dizziness or loss of consciousness
  • Eye injuries
  • Foreign body removal
  • Head injury
  • Heart palpitations/racing heart rate
  • High blood pressure crisis (severe headache, severe anxiety, shortness of breath, nosebleed)
  • High fever or fever with rash
  • Kidney stones 
  • Major burns
  • Major wounds or bleeding that won’t stop
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Poisoning
  • Seizure
  • Severe allergies
  • Severe back pain
  • Severe flu or pneumonia
  • Severe headache
  • Stroke symptoms (including sudden onset of slurred speech, impaired vision, numbness, confusion, dizziness)
  • Sudden change in vision
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Sudden testicular pain or swelling
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or hallucinations
  • Vomiting or dehydration

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