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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.

Chest Pain and STEMI Center

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.

Trauma Care at Long Beach Medical Center

The Trauma Center care team provides care coordination from the moment of entry in the ED until discharge from the hospital. Available 24/7, the multi-disciplinary care team comprises the full spectrum of diagnosis and treatment approaches, including injury prevention through rehabilitation. The Trauma Center uses the knowledge and skill of a wide spectrum of specialists to provide complete care for patients.