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Emergency Department

When every second counts, count on us.

We’re ready for you or your loved one – with a 6-bed emergency department providing healthcare 24/7. We’re staffed at all times with at least one Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician, three registered nurses, and one bilingual emergency department technician – all experienced and specialty trained in emergency care of newborns through adults. When you need help it’s right here.

The department is skilled in the immediate treatment of medical and surgical emergencies and in providing emergency care for chronic conditions, minor illnesses and injuries. We evaluate each individual’s health needs, stabilize patients that have life-threatening conditions and provide services that are immediately indicated.

The hospital provides definitive care for those patients not requiring outside consultation and makes recommendations for follow up care once a patient leaves our facility. If the needs of the patient cannot be met at Mee Memorial Hospital, referral to specialty services and transfer for definitive care is provided.

Emergency Preparedness (Note this is different from Emergency Services): Check out the State of California’s new website (www.bepreparedcalifornia.ca.gov) about information for families, businesses, schools and healthcare providers in plain, easy-to-understand language.

Family members can learn:

  • How to develop a disaster plan
  • How to prepare an emergency supply kit
  • How to talk to children about a crisis
  • Disaster planning tips for pet and livestock owners

Business owners can obtain advice on communicating with employees during an emergency and how to help them cope with stress. For schools, there is an emergency and evacuation planning guide and instruction on how to shelter students in place. Healthcare providers will find information on how to respond to a bioterrorism event, guidelines for emergency response, training and conferences.

You will also find facts about specific public health threats such as anthrax, smallpox, a chemical attack, a “dirty bomb” and pandemic influenza.


Contact Emergency Department

For more information, contact:

Emergency Department
831-385-7220
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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