Emergency Services

When you have an emergency, it’s reassuring to know that our skilled emergency medical teams are always here to provide exceptional care when you need it most.

Expert care for you

Bringing advanced emergency and trauma care right to your neighborhood, CHI Franciscan Health has locations throughout the Puget Sound. Our Emergency Services departments offer you:

  • 24/7 care, including advanced care for heart attack and stroke
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Nationally recognized heart and vascular care, including two flagship heart centers: Franciscan Heart Center at St. Joseph (Tacoma) and the Heart & Vascular Center at Harrison (Bremerton)
  • Board-certified doctors and registered nurses certified in emergency medicine and advanced cardiac life support
  • Critical care units at all locations (Harrison Silverdale critical care patients are transferred to Harrison Bremerton)
  • Many accepted health insurance plans  

Emergency Services locations

Our EDs are near you at eight hospitals in the Seattle-Tacoma and Puget Sound region. Learn more about our emergency and trauma care:

Excellence in emergency and trauma care

Trained, experienced doctors, advanced practice clinicians and nurses provide you with safe, high-quality care for any medical emergency. Our teams in many of our hospitals have earned accreditations and other recognitions from national organizations, including:

  • American Heart Association /American Stroke Association
  • The Joint Commission
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Choosing the right care location

Where you go for your health care matters. This quick summary of CHI Franciscan Health’s services helps you choose the right level of treatment at the right time:

  • Emergency services: For very serious or life-threatening conditions or trauma
  • Primary care: For common illnesses, minor injuries, routine health exams and long-term health maintenance
  • Urgent care: For same-day care when your regular doctor isn’t available
  • Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care: For 24-hour care via phone or secure web chat with board-certified doctors or nurse practitioners

Learn more about all four levels of our health care services and choosing the right care location.