If you need emergency care, get care. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.

Emergencies don’t wait for COVID-19 to disappear. And you shouldn’t wait to seek care if an emergency strikes you or your family. Delaying care in an emergency can lead to worse outcomes and potentially serious complications later.

We want to assure you that we are open and ready to safely care for you in an environment specifically designed to keep you safe.


If you are unsure if you should seek emergency care or general care, please call our 24/7 Nurse Help Line at 847-360-4357 for guidance.


 

Why Choose Us?


 
  • The 30-Minute Pledge means we will work diligently to have you initially seen by a medical professional within 30 minutes of your arrival.
  • We have earned The Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers. This means our services have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke patients.
  • We are designated as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics. This means we can provide comprehensive emergency services and meet pediatric emergency care requirements.
  • As a Level II Trauma Center for the state of Illinois, we have met rigorous standards established by the American College of Surgeons.
  • All this, plus specialists on staff in OrthopedicsGeneral SurgeryGastroenterology, and Cardiology means we are here for you when you need us most.

Here are a few ways we have changed operations at the Vista Medical Center East Campus and the Lindenhurst Campus to protect the health of all patients:

  • Staff and patients wear masks at all times.
  • Clinical grade disinfection takes place after every patient, and as needed.
  • Staff members are screened at the beginning of every shift.
  • Everyone seeking emergency care is screened upon arrival to help ensure the appropriate site of care, isolating those who require it.
  • An isolation room equipped with an air filtration systems to effectively filter virus particles is available for those that require it.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911. If you need to go the emergency room, we’re ready for you 24/7.

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