If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) is a Medical Emergency
If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, call 9-1-1 right away so that treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to a hospital that is a cardiac receiving center right away.
Chest Pain and STEMI Center
Long Beach Memorial is the first STEMI receiving center in the city of Long Beach to be accredited by Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services. Los Angeles County residents with chest pain who call 9-1-1 will automatically be directed to a STEMI center, where cardiac expertise and facilities are ready 24-hours-a-day, seven days-a-week.
The Chest Pain Center and STEMI receiving center work in conjunction with the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial to provide the best cardiac care available.