Longmont Emergency Department
ER in Longmont, Colorado
In life's most critical moments, you can be sure that exceptional care
is standing by, ready to meet your needs, whatever comes your way. The
Emergency Department (ED) and Trauma Unit at Longmont United Hospital
are open 24/7. The Emergency Department provides a dedicated team of physicians,
physician assistants, nurses, emergency technicians, and specialists of
every medical and surgical specialty to treat critically ill and injured
patients. All practicing physicians in the emergency department are board
certified in emergency medicine. The emergency department team also consists
of other disciplines including social workers, psyche triage, discharge
planning, chaplains and pharmacist.
In response to every emergency, our emergency and trauma care teams provide
the broadest spectrum of care on the spot—striving always to give
that personal, loving touch. The Emergency Department is a state designated
Level III Trauma facility with the ability to stabilize and provide treatment
to our patients. The hospital provides 24-hour access to onsite radiology,
laboratory services, interventional cardiac cath lab, surgery, and imaging
services. Our Emergency Department is prepared and equipped to provide
comprehensive and efficient emergency care to our community in need of
medical and surgical specialty physician to treat critical and acute illnesses
and injuries 24 hours and 365 days a year.
Not sure if you need emergency care?
If you are not sure if you need emergent care, the following warning signs,
provided by the American College of Emergency Physicians, indicate a medical
- Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
- Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
- Fainting, sudden dizziness, weakness
- Changes in vision
- Confusion or changes in mental status
- Any sudden or severe pain
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
- Coughing or vomiting blood
- Suicidal feelings
- Difficulty speaking
Children have unique medical problems and may display different symptoms.
Symptoms that are serious for a child may not be as serious for an adult.
Children may also be unable to communicate their condition, which means
an adult will have to interpret the behavior. Always get immediate medical
attention if you think your child is having a medical emergency.