Emergencies happen, please don’t delay your care
We are always there in your time of crisis. Our emergency rooms are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and emergency care nurses. Our ER staff provides quick and efficient access to care for you or your family members.
If you or a loved one is experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 and ask to be taken to your nearest hospital.
Accredited Senior-Friendly Emergency Services
Meeting the needs of our senior community members is a top priority. That’s why we’re proud to have received Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians. Seniors who visit hospitals accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians can be confident that they have enhanced staffing, education and geriatric-focused policies and protocols to provide appropriate care and help get older patients back to their daily lives after an emergency occurs.
Certified by the Joint Commission for Stroke Care
Adventist Health Sonora has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Certification. To achieve certification, Adventist Health Sonora underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review by Joint Commission surveyors and demonstrated several advancements related to the care of stroke patients, including 24/7 neurology consultations, staff education and accelerated imaging services.
When should I go to the emergency room?
Go to the emergency room for problems that can’t wait, such as:
- Chest pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Severe bleeding or trauma
- Loss of consciousness
- Loss of or blurred vision
- High, uncontrolled fever
- Head injuries
- Severe abdominal pain
- Broken bones
When should I go to urgent care?
Visit an urgent care for urgent problems that aren’t life-threatening but still need attention, such as:
- Coughs, colds and sore throat
- Sprains and strains
- Rashes or skin irritations like sunburn
- Minor burn
- Ear infections and sinus infections
- Minor cuts and lacerations
Still not sure?
If you are not sure which location is best suited for your condition and you are experiencing an emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.