Emergency Room

Emergency Room

The Firelands Regional Medical Center emergency services department is dedicated to providing the fastest and highest-quality emergency care possible to our community 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Trauma, Open 24/7

As a fully verified Level 3 trauma center, Firelands Regional Medical Center provides residents and visitors with the resources necessary to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, emergency operations and stabilization of the trauma patient.

Emergency Care, Open 24/7

Firelands Regional Medical Center’s 30-bed emergency room treats over 48,000 patients per year. It is the most frequently selected provider of emergency services in the region and approximately three times larger than other area ERs. Features include:

  • Team of physicians board-certified in emergency medicine
  • Nurses trained in emergency medicine
  • Staff certified in trauma and advanced life support (adult and pediatric)
  • TeleStroke technology
  • Accredited chest pain center
  • Certified stroke center

Emergency QuickCare, Open Daily 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Firelands Emergency QuickCareSM provides a special treatment area in the emergency center that's designed for the quick and convenient treatment of minor injuries and illnesses, such as:

  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Respiratory infections
  • Minor lacerations
  • Skin conditions
  • Infections

Senior ER, Open Daily 9:00 am to 9:00 pm (Use Firelands Emergency Services at All Other Times)

Specific conditions will dictate whether a patient is appropriate for the Senior ER unit.

Designed for patients 60 years and older, the senior ER at Firelands Regional Medical Center recognizes the special needs of the older patient who is experiencing minor injury or illness.

Physicians and nurses in senior ER are uniquely qualified to recognize the more complex health care needs of senior patients, including:

  • Medication review
  • Screenings for health situations common in older adults
  • Coordination of care with other healthcare providers
  • Follow-up to ensure a safe transition home

Added Amenities

The senior ER is located within the main emergency services area at Firelands Regional Medical Center and provides added amenities for older patients:

  • Quiet and calm atmosphere
  • Softer lighting
  • Availability of hearing assistive devices
  • Attention to comfort and safety