Surepoint is staffed with experienced emergency care physicians and nurses 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. You do not need to make an appointment. Our doors are always open and we are ready to assist you and your family.
If you have any reason to believe that there is an immediate medical threat to your life or health, please come to our location right away.
There are many reasons why one would seek immediate care from an emergency center like ours. This page is not intended as a complete list, but rather some of the most common reasons why people come to our facility. Below are six major categories of concern with links to more detailed descriptions. Following after that are a few additional specific items. When in doubt, come see us. Be sure.
Common Reasons Patients Seek Emergency Treatment:
- Severe Allergic Reaction
- Shortness of Breath/Difficulty Breathing
- Severe Headache
- Repeated Vomiting
- Abdominal Pain
- Loss of Consciousness
- Stroke Symptoms
- Heart attack Symptoms
- Substantial Blood Loss
- Head Trauma
- Fractures or Severe Sprains
- Unexplained, Uncontrolled Fever
- Infection that is Getting Rapidly Worse
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Serious Lacerations or Burns
Cardiac And Stroke Care
If you or your loved one is having frequent episodes of chest pain or discomfort, heart palpitations, irregular or rapid heartbeats, unexplained wheezing or shortness of breath, or fainting or near fainting or you’re feeling lightheaded or dizzy, you may be having cardiac problems. If these symptoms are on-going, you should call 911 or seek emergency medical help. When a heart attack or stroke occurs, immediate intervention is critical to save a life. Don’t ignore symptoms of a life-threatening condition!
Head Trauma & Neurological Concerns
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have few symptoms at first. Evaluation with modern imaging equipment can help provide peace of mind. Potential signs of head trauma may include having problems with thinking or remembering. The inability to focus or remember recent information. Physical signs can include nausea, vomiting, severe headaches, dizziness, sensitivity to light, balance problem or feeling very tired. Look for emotional instability including easily angered, depression, nervousness or volatile.
Young children can be hard to evaluate outside of a medical office. Signs you should look for include excessive crying, headaches that don’t go away, noticeable changes to their sleeping or eating patterns, loss of learned skills, loss of balance or lack of interest in their normal toys and activities.
An uncontrolled, unexplained fever may be a sign of a serious infection. Get an accurate diagnosis and faster relief so you can recover in comfort. A fever is often accompanied by other symptoms that are missed. Fevers are usually caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, drugs or toxins. If you or your loved ones has had a fever for longer than 24 hours or it spikes to an unusually high temperature, you should seek medical assistance. Our convenient neighborhood location and low wait times allows you and your family to receive the medical attention you deserve.
From sports injuries to car accidents, getting hurt slows you down, and fast treatment leads to a quicker, more complete recovery. Over one third of injuries occur around the house most commonly with children and older adults. It’s often difficult to determine the exact extent of the injury as the trauma can impair our ability to communicate. It’s critical to receive immediate and proper medical care and hospitals are often backed up with long waits. Our convenient neighborhood location and minimal wait time allows your loved one to be seen by a qualified ER Doctor and staff within minutes.
Persistent vomiting and gastrointestinal distress may indicate a more serious underlying problem. Find out what’s going on with your health. Severe abdominal pain may be a warning sign of critical illness. Our on-site lab helps identify the underlying cause of your symptoms. Signs to be aware of are:
- Blood or dark material in the vomit
- Potential sources for poisoning
- Vomiting for 24 hours or longer
- Unable to keep fluids down for 12 hours or more
- Lack of urination for 8 hours or more
- Severe Pain
- Crying without tears or dry mouth
- Sunken eyes or skin that doesn’t bounce back from a pinch
Some of the common signs of a stroke are Face Drooping – one side of the face droop or is it numb. Ask the person to smile. Is the person’s smile uneven? Arm Weakness – Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? Speech Difficulty – Is speech slurred? Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like “The sky is blue.” Is the sentence repeated correctly? When minutes matter, we’re here for you. Our convenient neighborhood location and immediate attention can make a difference.