Emergency Medicine

Gunnison Valley Hospital is ready and equipped for emergencies and patient services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor, 911 or the hospital at 435-528-7246. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider concerning your health or any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

When should you go to the Emergency Department?

  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath.
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure.
  • Fainting, sudden dizziness, weakness.
  • Changes in vision.
  • Any sudden or severe pain.
  • Uncontrolled bleeding.
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea.
  • Coughing or vomiting blood.
  • Suicidal feelings.
  • Difficulty speaking.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Unusual abdominal pain.
  • Major injuries.
  • Any other emergency.

Ambulance Services

Gunnison Valley Hospital provides ambulance services for the entire valley. This service is run by your friends and neighbors who have committed to serving the community by becoming Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). Our emergency staff is always looking for qualified individuals and is equipped to train those who are interested.

For more information regarding ambulance services or to learn how you can volunteer, please call 435-528-7246.

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