Emergency Room in Elyria, OH

Specialized Emergency Care in Elyria, 24 Hours A Day, 365 Days a Year

630 East River Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035
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For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.

At UH Elyria Medical Center, our ER experts provide high-quality 24/7 care for adult and pediatric patients. Our experts are trained to handle the most challenging cases, time-sensitive surgeries and traumatic injuries for every emergency from chest pain to trauma – and everything in between.

Features and Services

UH Elyria Emergency Room specialists deliver fast emergency care that is close to home. At our facility, patients and their loved ones have access to the following:

  • Staff led by board-certified physicians within a full-service hospital
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Readily available diagnostic imaging and lab services
  • MEDEVAC helicopter transport availability for patients who must be airlifted to other facilities or trauma centers for advanced treatment after stabilization
  • Specialized in the latest innovations therapeutic hypothermia for cardiac care patients
  • Immediate access to care at Cleveland’s premier health care system and top-ranked specialists
  • Four bay fast track area to quickly serve adults and children with minor illnesses or injuries, which includes a three chair newly renovated front end for patient care
  • Manage health record online through MyUHCare
  • Negative air examination rooms equipped with reverse ventilation to reduce the spread of airborne contaminants
  • A large waiting area designed for the comfort of patients and families
  • Bedside registration to lessen patient anxiety and maintain privacy
  • Enhanced security services in close proximity to ER lobby/waiting room
  • Expanded capabilities to allow for faster treatment of chest pain and stroke
  • Readily available diagnostic imaging and lab services

Common Symptoms Treated

  • A sudden severe headache
  • Broken bones
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Head trauma
  • Loss of vision or blurriness
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures or loss of consciousness
  • Severe burns
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden numbness
  • Uncontrolled bleeding

Child-Friendly Care

UH Rainbow emergency services at UH Elyria Emergency Room provides access to board-certified emergency physicians experienced in treating children of all ages, in a comfortable and safe facility. By choosing pediatric emergency services at UH Elyria Emergency Room, patients and families have immediate access to the expertise and resources of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, the region’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, if their child requires more advanced medical attention.

For Minor Illness or Injury

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, patients should call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest emergency department immediately. If your medical condition isn’t life-threatening, a visit to a UH Urgent Care or UH Convenient Care may be more appropriate. Or, maybe your primary care doctor can fit you in that day. Perhaps, you can take advantage of our newest option – UH Virtual Visit.

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