UnityPoint Health - Trinity Regional Medical Center Emergency Department

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours
  • Sunday: Open 24 hours

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Immediate Care for Emergencies & Traumas

The UnityPoint Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center Emergency Department is a Level IV trauma center with emergency and trauma services. Our emergency department is a 13 bed unit available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days a year. We care for over 24,000 patients each year in our emergency department. Our physicians are trained in Advance Trauma Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Our registered nurses and emergency medical service staff are specialty trained for adult and pediatric trauma, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Advanced Pediatric Life Support. We are ready to respond rapidly, appropriately and efficiently to any health care emergency.

When You Arrive

Diagnosis will be performed in the emergency department. If any tests or scans are needed, they will be completed quickly. Lab and radiology, including CT, are located adjacent to the emergency department to provide fast care to our patients.

Keeping the Community Safe

Members of our emergency team participate in multiple Fort Dodge and surrounding community committees and groups including:

  • Inter-Agency, which meets monthly to plan and drill for disasters to ensure disaster preparedness
  • Domestic Violence Response Team
  • Region V Hazmat Team
  • Webster County Disability Alliance
  • Drug Endangered Children
  • Trauma nurse coordinator, emergency department medical director and EMS staff coordinate injury prevention activities

LifeFlight Air Ambulance

For several decades, UnityPoint Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center partnered with LifeFlight in Des Moines to bring rapid air transport for critically-ill and injured patients in response to a need for improved emergency transportation services to north central Iowa.

The ability to stabilize and transport patients as quickly as possible is critical, which is why LifeFlight and its crew can be instrumental during life-threatening situations. LifeFlight also transports between hospitals if a patient is in need of specialized medical or surgical treatment. Learn more about LifeFlight and the services we provide.