Clinical Services

Emergency Services

**If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, please call 911 immediately**

Please review the Visitors Guidelines during the COVID-19 Pandemic on our Home Page.

Whittier Hospital Medical Center Emergency Services commitment is to see you in 30 minutes or less. From arrival until you are initially seen by an Emergency Room Provider.

The sooner we see you, the faster we can help!

Our Emergency department is staffed 24 hours a day, with physicians experienced in Emergency Medicine. We are always ready to treat serious injuries or dangerous symptoms in adults and children.

Our goal is to provide you with efficient and compassionate emergency care. Our full-service ER enables physicians and staff to treat injuries or dangerous symptoms in adults and children.

Our ER features

  • Fast Track Service: Reduces wait time and treatment time
  • Access to operating suites
  • Anesthesia services
  • Clinical laboratory services
  • Translation services
  • X-Ray technicians and radiology services

Useful Information

  • ER entrance located in rear of the hospital, off Janine Drive
  • Social Services available Monday through Friday during business hours
  • Patients will receive separate bills for emergency room physician, specialists, radiology, laboratory and ambulance (if applicable)
  • Whittier Hospital bills patients' insurance companies directly
  • Emergency service is not based on an ability to pay

Visiting Guidelines

Each patient is allowed one visitor.

Due to special situations in an ER setting, family members may be asked to remain in the waiting area, or the number of visitors may be limited. Visitors in the patient care area are asked to remain at the patient's bedside.

Our staff will make every effort to keep family members and friends informed of your condition and treatment.

We hope you never need us, but if you or a loved one has an emergency, you can count on us to be there for you.