What Is An Emergency?

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Zufall Health does not provide emergency care. Call 9-1-1 right away for any injury, serious illness, or condition that poses an immediate threat to your life or long-term health.

Common medical emergencies include chest pain; breathing difficulty; a bone fracture; bleeding that will not stop; loss of consciousness; a head injury; vomiting blood; and sudden numbness, confusion, or slurred speech.

Common dental emergencies include bleeding that will not stop; an injured jaw; and a broken, abscessed, or knocked-out tooth.

Common behavioral health emergencies include suicidal or homicidal thoughts or threats; unusual or threatening behavior; or severe impairment from drugs or alcohol.