Emergency Department

Savoy Medical Center’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Emergency Department

Savoy Medical Center’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Emergency Department

Savoy Medical Center’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Emergency Department

Savoy Medical Center’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency Department

Savoy Medical Center’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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High Tech Resources

The ER is staffed with full-time physicians, registered nurses, as well as service providers in radiology, lab, and respiratory therapy. We have experienced ER doctors and nurses who are skilled in providing exemplary care to individuals seeking immediate medical attention.

Our Facility’s Emergency Department offers the personal touch of a trusted community healthcare hospital with the high-tech resources found in larger hospitals! At SMC, we have access to our own helipad if the need for tertiary care services arises.

When To Go To The Emergency Department

If you are experiencing one of the following symptoms, you should go to the Emergency Room:
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Chest pain
  • Sudden and/or severe headache
  • Head Injury
  • Sudden vision impairments
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Asthma attack
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Trauma with broken bones or bleeding
  • Severe High Blood Pressure
  • High Fever
  • Drug Overdose
When to Call 9-1-1
If you think you have a life-threatening injury or illness, you should call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance. They will come to you and transport you to the hospital. In a life threatening situation, you should go to the nearest Emergency Room.
Know the Warning Signs of Stroke
Face Drooping
Does one side of the face droop or feel numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the smile lopsided or uneven?
Arm Weakness
Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one drift downward?
Speech Difficulty
Is the person's speech slurred or difficult to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence such as “The sky is blue.” Can they do so?
Know the Warning Signs of A Heart Attack
If you experience any of the following, please call 9-1-1.
  • Chest discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes – or it may go away and then return. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
  • Discomfort in other areas of the upper body. Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
  • Shortness of breath. This can occur with or without chest discomfort.
  • Other possible signs include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.
See American Heart Association’s heart attack warning signs.
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High Tech Resources

The ER is staffed with full-time physicians, registered nurses, as well as service providers in radiology, lab, and respiratory therapy. We have experienced ER doctors and nurses who are skilled in providing exemplary care to individuals seeking immediate medical attention.

Our Facility’s Emergency Department offers the personal touch of a trusted community healthcare hospital with the high-tech resources found in larger hospitals! At SMC, we have access to our own helipad if the need for tertiary care services arises.

When To Go To The Emergency Department

If you are experiencing one of the following symptoms, you should go to the Emergency Room:
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Chest pain
  • Sudden and/or severe headache
  • Head Injury
  • Sudden vision impairments
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Asthma attack
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Trauma with broken bones or bleeding
  • Severe High Blood Pressure
  • High Fever
  • Drug Overdose
When to Call 9-1-1
If you think you have a life-threatening injury or illness, you should call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance. They will come to you and transport you to the hospital. In a life-threatening situation, you should go to the nearest Emergency Room.
Know the Warning Signs of Stroke
Face Drooping
Does one side of the face droop or feel numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the smile lopsided or uneven?
Arm Weakness
Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one drift downward?
Speech Difficulty
Is the person's speech slurred or difficult to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence such as “The sky is blue.” Can they do so?
Know the Warning Signs of A Heart Attack
If you experience any of the following, please call 9-1-1.
  • Chest discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes – or it may go away and then return. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
  • Discomfort in other areas of the upper body. Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
  • Shortness of breath. This can occur with or without chest discomfort.
  • Other possible signs include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.
See American Heart Association’s heart attack warning signs.

Telestroke Medicine

SMC is proud to partner with TeleSpecialists TeleStroke to offer an efficient, high-quality program with improved treatment for stroke patients. The program provides patients with 24/7 emergency access to our neurologists who have extensive experience treating strokes. With a collaborative approach to optimizing our process, a teleneurologist is on screen and ready to evaluate our patients within four minutes of consult request.
What Is TeleStroke?
When saving brain cells, every second counts. Emergency stroke support with TeleSpecialists TeleStroke can save lives and allow for better outcomes. Here at Savoy Medical Center, our Emergency Department team and TeleSpecialists’ TeleNeurologists integrate seamlessly to create a streamlined and effective response to diagnose and treat stroke patients. With prearrival stroke alert notification, ED staff mobilizes our stroke team and contacts TeleSpecialists so that a TeleStroke response is available as soon as EMS brings the patient in. This capability places a board-certified, US-based, stroke-trained neurologist on-screen in less than four minutes. The TeleNeurologist will stay on-screen with the patient throughout the episode of care.

Fast diagnosis and timely treatment are the hallmarks of our TeleStroke program. Patients who receive rapid triage and treatment regularly experience drastically improved outcomes and higher quality of life.

If you or a loved one is experiencing signs and symptoms of stroke, please call 911 immediately.
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Telestroke Medicine

SMC is proud to partner with TeleSpecialists TeleStroke to offer an efficient, high-quality program with improved treatment for stroke patients. The program provides patients with 24/7 emergency access to our neurologists who have extensive experience treating strokes. With a collaborative approach to optimizing our process, a teleneurologist is on screen and ready to evaluate our patients within four minutes of consult request.
What Is TeleStroke?
When saving brain cells, every second counts. Emergency stroke support with TeleSpecialists TeleStroke can save lives and allow for better outcomes. Here at Savoy Medical Center, our Emergency Department team and TeleSpecialists’ TeleNeurologists integrate seamlessly to create a streamlined and effective response to diagnose and treat stroke patients. With prearrival stroke alert notification, ED staff mobilizes our stroke team and contacts TeleSpecialists so that a TeleStroke response is available as soon as EMS brings the patient in. This capability places a board-certified, US-based, stroke-trained neurologist on-screen in less than four minutes. The TeleNeurologist will stay on-screen with the patient throughout the episode of care.

Fast diagnosis and timely treatment are the hallmarks of our TeleStroke program. Patients who receive rapid triage and treatment regularly experience drastically improved outcomes and higher quality of life.

If you or a loved one is experiencing signs and symptoms of stroke, please call 911 immediately.
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