Emergency Department

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

Location

2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
Distance:

Hours

24/7 Emergency Care

About

Penrose Hospital is a State of Colorado designated Level II Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center, providing emergency room and surgical services 24/7. Our team of trauma-trained surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedists, anesthesiologists, emergency physicians and specially certified emergency nurses are equipped with the skills and equipment necessary to provide the highest level of care. 

Our Services

  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Flight For Life®, Colorado’s Air and Ground Transport Services

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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