At ELCH, you can expect to gain quick access to care. Our staff is dedicated
to quickly diagnosing and responding to your medical needs.
The ER includes a Fast Track unit that is adept at rapidly responding to
minor ailments and releasing the patient within an hour. It is open from
11:00 am to 11:00 pm every day. Your care and your quality of life is
our greatest concern.
At East Liverpool City Hospital, our ER is available 24x7x365. We serve
the emergency medical needs of the region by providing care of broken
bones, diagnosing various sources of pain and illness, and assessing wounds.
When time is of the essence, it is important that you utilize our services
for critical care needs. Our ER team is quite skilled at stabilizing trauma,
heart attack and stroke victims and determining their need for inpatient
admission or transfer. When your care at regional hospitals is necessary,
ELCH coordinates your transportation through our helipad in less than
When you are close to ELCH and having a medical emergency such as a stroke
or heart attack, every second counts. When your care at regional hospitals
becomes necessary, we transport through our helipad in less than 15 minutes.
Having these services available to our local population has saved lives
and resulted in a better outcome for many of our patients.
ELCH is Shortening Your Wait Time in the ER
ELCH recently transitioned the management of the Emergency Department to
EmCare. One of the benefits of this new partnership is that EmCare is
bringing additional doctors to staff the department, which will result
in reducing the wait time to gain access to a medical professional.
Preventing the Spread of Contagious Diseases
The ER at ELCH includes negative flow rooms to prevent the spread of very
contagious infectious diseases to other patients in the emergency care
area and throughout the hospital. The rooms are designed to keep the patient
comfortable while keeping a flow of air entering the room it keeps pathogens
and contaminants from leaving the room.