St. Luke's Emergency Services 

When you have a medical emergency every minute counts. Call 911 and tell first responders to take you to St. Luke's.  Our Emergency Room is open 24/7. We offer the most experienced hospital ER team in Cedar Rapids, who are specially trained to respond rapidly, appropriately and efficiently to any health care emergency. 

Did you know St. Luke's beats the national average when it comes to fast heart attack care? Our average door-to-balloon time at St. Luke's is 58 minutes. St. Luke's fastest reported time to date was 13 minutes. 

 St. Luke's is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, which means the hospital was rigorously evaluated by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) on our ability to assess, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack. Patients who arrive at St. Luke's with heart attack symptoms are treated with a high level of expertise by our team of Emergency and heart physicians from the UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids Heart and Vascular Institute.

For patients in rural areas, critical condition or who need transportation to distant facilities, our Lifeguard Air Ambulance is available around-the-clock to help transport patients in Iowa and surrounding areas to St. Luke's.


Urgent Care in Cedar Rapids

Because health matters don't always occur during convenient times, our Three Urgent Care Clinics offer locations throughout the Cedar Rapids metro area to treat your family's minor illnesses or injuries when your primary physician is not available.