Emergency Care | Whittier, CA | PIH Health

Emergency Care

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When you or a loved one needs emergency medical attention right away, depend on the highly-skilled emergency care teams at PIH Health.

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When to Come to the ER

Come to the emergency room (ER) if you or a loved one experience life threatening conditions such as:

  • Bleeding that won’t stop
  • Breathing problems
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain or other heart attack symptoms
  • Head, neck or spine injury
  • Poisoning
  • Seizure
  • Serious burns
  • Severe injury
  • Severe pain
  • Sexual assault
  • Sudden weakness, difficulty speaking or other stroke symptoms
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself or someone else
  • Vomiting or diarrhea that doesn’t stop

Heart Attack & Stroke Treatment

Learn about our timely, high-quality care from teams specially trained in:

Skilled Emergency Care Team

Receive care from health professionals with training in emergency care and trauma, including:

  • Board-certified emergency medicine doctors
  • Certified emergency nurses

What to Bring to the ER

Help us give you the best possible care in the emergency room. If possible, bring:

  • Health insurance information
  • Identification
  • Information about any recent medical procedures or test results
  • List of current medications (or the medications in their original packages)
  • List of known allergies
  • Responsible adult or the phone number of someone to contact

Learn about what to expect at the ER.

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