ER staff wheeling patient on a gurney
18300 Highway 18, 1st Floor, Apple Valley, CA 92307

Emergency Services

St. Mary Medical Center

24 hours a day, seven days a week

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911. 

ER staff wheeling patient on a gurney

Emergency Services

St. Mary Medical Center

24 hours a day, seven days a week

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911. 

When severe and sudden illnesses afflict you or your family, St. Mary Medical Center’s Emergency Department is ready to serve you at a moment’s notice.

A special note on when to use Emergency Care

It is important for patients to understand that Emergency Departments are for true emergencies. If you don’t know whether your emergency is life-threatening or not, take the safe approach and come in. However, if you don’t need this high level of care, consider options such as more affordable urgent care or a visit to your general practice physician.

Our full-service emergency department provides medical examinations, stabilization and treatments for all patients in need of emergency care.

Our comprehensive support of patients in need of urgent medical care has earned our hospital a dedication as a Primary Stroke and Cardiovascular Receiving Center.

We ask that if you or a loved one suddenly experience one of the following conditions, please call 911 immediately:

  • Heart attack or severe chest pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Bleeding that does not stop
  • Severe or unusual abdominal pain
  • Stroke, sudden paralysis or slurred speech
  • Medically necessary detoxification
  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Fainting, sudden dizziness, weakness
  • Changes in vision
  • Confusion or changes in mental status
  • Any sudden or severe pain
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Difficulty speaking

Our emergency care staff are highly trained and include:

  • Physicians board-certified in emergency care
  • Physician assistants
  • Emergency-trained registered nurses
  • Emergency department technicians