If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.
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.
Long Beach Medical Center 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 Medical Center to provide the best cardiac care available.
MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute specializes in minimally invasive heart procedures. With these innovative techniques, patients benefit from fewer complications, less scarring, greater comfort and faster recoveries. Distinguished as a leading heart and vascular institute.
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