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Emergency Services at Community Memorial

No one wants to have to visit the ER. But when that time comes, making the right choice can make all the difference. The new Emergency Department at Community Memorial in Hamilton offers low wait times, an expanded comfortable waiting room, ten private rooms, and a healthcare team ready to help with critical needs.

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Why Choose Community Memorial for Emergency Care?

We’re pleased to provide Madison County and beyond with emergency care, and are capable of attending to most critical needs, right at our hospital. Our Nurse Navigator will help you through the process, and you will be treated quickly and stabilized right away. We’ll provide a seamless follow-up with your primary care physician, and take care of appointment scheduling. Not to mention, we have decades of experience treating broken bones, and can even get you a next day referral to an orthopedic surgeon.

And, our staff is trained to know when a higher level of care is needed, and can quickly arrange transport for fast and efficient access to cardiac and stroke care through Crouse Health Network. We even have access to professional medical flight services should the need arise. You will get the best care possible at Community Memorial Hospital, and our patients are always our top priority.

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When Should I Come to the Emergency Department?

It can be difficult to know when you should visit Urgent Care as opposed to the Emergency Department at Community Memorial Hospital. Urgent Care can help if you have sprains or strains, mild allergic reactions or asthma symptoms, moderate pain or discomfort, minor burns, cuts or wounds, and animal or insect bites.

There are certain instances in which you absolutely should come to the Emergency Department, including when you’re not feeling well and driving yourself for treatment. Other times a trip to our Emergency Department is warranted include:

  • Significant difficulty breathing
  • Broken bones
  • Severe pain, especially in chest or stomach
  • Severe burns
  • Possible drug overdose or poisoning
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Babies in need of immediate care
  • Loss of consciousness

Committed to Five-Star Patient Satisfaction

When you come to the Emergency Department at Community Memorial Hospital, you can trust that the care you receive will be professional, committed healthcare team ready to help with critical needs. This dedication to care helped us earn the only five-star rating in the state for patient satisfaction. Our physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and intake staff are likely to be familiar faces as well – many of our staff live right here, in the area they serve. They’ll treat you with the respect, dignity and privacy you deserve.

We’re ready to help you get the emergency care you need.

To learn more about the emergency services at Community Memorial Hospital, call us at (315) 824-1100, and we will be more than happy to assist you. If you would prefer to speak with us online, please click the button below to go to our convenient contact form.

Updated Visiting Hours: Effective Wednesday March 23, 2022

Visiting Hours: 1pm - 7pm daily

*These hours are subject to change

Each patient will be allowed the following:

  • Emergency Department & Inpatient: 4 visitors per day, 2 at a time
  • Ambulatory Surgery: 1 visitor per day

All visitors must undergo screening and wear a mask at all times. Visitors must be 12 years old or older.  If you have any questions or concerns please call Administration at (315)824-6082