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If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Emergency Department Visitor Screening Policy

Please click the link below to review the latest Emergency Department Screening Policy for visitors.

Saddleback Medical Center Emergency Department Visitor Screening Policy

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) is a Medical Emergency

If you think you may be experiencing a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately so that treatment can start as soon as possible. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member.

Nearest Designated MemorialCare Cardiac Receiving Center

Stroke is a Medical Emergency

If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time when symptoms first appeared. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member.

Nearest Designated MemorialCare Stroke Receiving Center

Emergency Department at Saddleback Medical Center

In an Emergency, We're Here for You—Our Promise, Your Choice.

At Saddleback Medical Center our emergency department team sets the highest standards for caring for you and your loved ones. With added focus on timeliness and compassionate service, we will exceed your emergency room expectations. Our care team, under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Emergency Physician, consists of Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians. During your visit any combination of these highly skilled individuals may provide your care and if needed, they will arrange a specialty care consultation.

Whether it's a fractured wrist or life threatening illness, you can count on Saddleback Medical Center. Although we hope that you are never in need of emergency care, know that Saddleback Medical Center is here for you.

Our department ensures patients receive the best emergency care available by offering:

  • Electronic Medical Records System
  • State-of-the-Art Radiology Services
  • Advanced Clinical Bedside Monitoring
  • Open 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

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