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Emergency Department


The Emergency Department at Roane General Hospital is designated as a Level IV Trauma Center. Our qualified emergency physicians and medical staff stand ready to provide the highest quality emergency care when you need it. The Emergency department provides care to the community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The staff treats immediate health needs from minor to serious injury, illness or disease. When necessary, critically injured or seriously ill patients are treated and stabilized in the RGH Emergency Department and then transferred by ambulance or helicopter to a more specialized facility. Patients can also be admitted to the Acute Care Unit for further treatment after receiving initial treatment in the Emergency department.


The Emergency Department is also designated as an Always Ready for Kids (ARK) facility.  The goal of ARK is to create and effective and sustainable method to ensure that children who need treatment for life threatening illnesses or injuries have access to appropriate facilities, equipment and trained personnel. 


To contact our Emergency department, please call 304-927-4444.


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