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​​​​​​​​​Emergency Care

If a medical emergency happens, time matters. The Emergency department at Polk Medical Center is equipped to provide care 24/7. Our staff includes emergency physicians, nurses, technologists ​ready to respond quickly with quality compassionate care.

Polk Medical Center's 13-bed Emergency department is supported by the following services and technologies:

  • Ambulance transportation​
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Dedicated helipad
  • Onsite 24/7 physician services
  • Stat ​laboratory services
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray

Polk Medical Center is a Level lV trauma center. Patients requiring a higher level of care for traumatic or life-threatening injuries or illnesses have access to Floyd Medical Center's Level II Trauma Center or a hospital with a Level I Trauma Center. If necessary, patients can be transported by helicopter. 

In an emergency, call 911.