Redwood Memorial Hospital
If you would like to directly contact our Emergency Department, you can
reach us at (707) 725-7328.
Quality Care You Need in an Emergency
Our skilled Emergency Department staff members include in-house specialists such as:
- Orthopedic surgeons
At our Emergency Care Department in Fortuna, we have eight treatment areas
that are equipped with cardiac monitoring systems. We also have a direct
link to the cardiac program at St. Joseph Hospital. Our RN staff are experienced
in triage, assessment, evaluation, and stabilization of all patients of
all ages. We also provide follow-up referrals to further medical care
The Excellent Service You Can Expect at Our Emergency Care Department
We strive to provide swift and efficient care of the highest quality to
everyone who comes for treatment. Typically speaking, families and friends
are able to visit with patients during their evaluation. If you have visitors
in the waiting room, be sure to let your nurse know, and we can keep them
informed of your progress as necessary.
If you come for treatment and have a private doctor, please let us know
when you register. That way we can send your physician a copy of the completed
emergency room record. If you do not have a primary doctor, we can refer
you to a qualified physicians for the follow-up care you may need.
Once your test results come in, our physician at the Emergency Department
can discuss your case with you. If you ever have any questions about a
medical issue, we can provide the answers you need 24 hours a day when you call.
Trusted Medical Care in Your Community
Our Emergency Department is also a valuable clinical resource for nursing
students, paramedic students, and EMT students who are in training. Our
medical staff further participates in providing medical coverage and health
information through community events. If you have any questions regarding
these educational or informational opportunities, please call our office.
Have a question? Want to visit the Emergency Care Department?
call us now!
ER or Urgent Care
Which to Use - ER or Urgent Care?
When to use Urgent Care:
The Urgent Care’s medical team can care for conditions or needs including:
- Broken bones
- Ear infections
- Sinus infections and sore throats
- Colds and flu symptoms
- Allergic reactions
- Mild asthma
- Fever or rash
- Animal bites
- Minor cuts and burns
- Work-related injuries
- Digital X-rays
When to use the ER:
Don’t take chances with any condition that may be more serious or
life-threatening. If you or a loved one experiences symptoms of a heart
attack, stroke, head injury, severe pain or bleeding, for example, go
directly to the nearest hospital Emergency Room. The ER is better equipped
to care for you in the event of:
- Heart attack
- Severe, sudden pain
- Severe bleeding
- Head injuries and other traumatic injuries
- Loss of consciousness/passing out
- Severe trouble breathing
- Chest pain
Sudden eyesight problems
(blurriness or loss of vision)