Emergency Services

Emergency Services

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 15 minutes.


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.