Emergency Department

If you have a medical or life-threatening or limb-threatening emergency dial 911 immediately.

Location

1950 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO, 80501
Distance:

Hours

24/7 Emergency Care

About

In life's most critical moments, you can be sure that exceptional care is standing by, ready to meet your needs, whatever comes your way. The Emergency Department (ED) and Trauma Unit at Longmont United Hospital are open 24/7. The Emergency Department provides a dedicated team of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, emergency technicians, and specialists of every medical and surgical specialty to treat critically ill and injured patients.

Pediatric Emergency Care

You don’t need to travel far for quality emergency care for your child should he or she need it. If your child needs to be admitted to Longmont United Hospital, we have an 18-bed capacity on our pediatric floor with expert pediatric hospitalists always on call, as well as a Children’s Hospital Colorado neonatal nurse on staff 24/7.

Emergency Care Examples

These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered emergent. This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Baby less than 2 years old with a fever
  • Blood clots and DVTs
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Chest pain or chest pressure
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Dizziness or loss of consciousness
  • Eye injuries
  • Foreign body removal
  • Head injury
  • Heart palpitations/racing heart rate
  • High blood pressure crisis (severe headache, severe anxiety, shortness of breath, nosebleed)
  • High fever or fever with rash
  • Kidney stones 
  • Major burns
  • Major wounds or bleeding that won’t stop
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Poisoning
  • Seizure
  • Severe allergies
  • Severe back pain
  • Severe flu or pneumonia
  • Severe headache
  • Stroke symptoms (including sudden onset of slurred speech, impaired vision, numbness, confusion, dizziness)
  • Sudden change in vision
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Sudden testicular pain or swelling
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or hallucinations
  • Vomiting or dehydration

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