Emergency Care

The Emergency Department at Black River Memorial Hospital is always open to meet your family's healthcare needs. 


Not sure whether to go to the emergency department or the clinic?

Here are a few examples of true emergency symptoms and when to go to the clinic. 

Call  911 or head to the EMERGENCY ROOM for:

  • Severe injury or bleeding
  • Chest pains
  • Spinal cord or back injury
  • Severe eye injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stroke
  • Altered mental state
  • Severe infection

Seek CLINIC CARE for the following:

  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Minor cuts
  • Allergies
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Earaches
  • Sprains and strains
  • Coughs and colds
  • Sinus infection
  • Pink eye
  • Back pain


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