When you have a medical emergency every minute counts. Call 911 and tell first responders to take you to UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown. Our Emergency Department is open 24/7. We have an ER staff that is specially trained to respond rapidly to any health care emergency.
Our ER team deals with all sorts of critical situations on an everyday basis, so they have experience when it matters most.
Few experiences are more stressful than a trip to the emergency room. That's why our staff makes every effort to make your visit as comfortable as possible.
Is it an emergency?
When is an illness or injury a serious emergency? There's not always a simple answer. If you think your condition could be life-threatening, don't take chances: Call 911 or rush to the emergency room.
Here are some common emergency warning signs:
- Bleeding that won't stop
- Chest pain
- Stroke-like symptoms
- Troubled breathing
- Drug or other poisoning
- Major burns
- Traumatic event
- Loss of consciousness
- Sudden vision loss or blurred vision