Emergency Medicine in Fremont
Emergency Care at Washington Hospital
Washington Hospital's emergency room (ER) is available to the community
24 hours a day and is staffed by highly skilled emergency medicine professionals.
The Emergency Department is located in the Morris Hyman Critical Care
Pavilion, and can be easily accessed directly from Civic Center Drive.
Free parking is available next to the Pavilion.
On-site services include a 64-slice CT scanner and a 24-hour laboratory
to deliver fast and efficient emergency care. A separate area in the emergency
department provides rapid treatment for patients with minor injuries or
illness during the day and evening. If you require emergency medical attention,
911 to access your local emergency services.
For people with emerging health care needs that are not life-threatening,
please call 510.248.8201 to schedule a same-day urgent care appointment
at one of our community clinics.
Washington Hospital Healthcare System is committed to serving the community’s
urgent care needs. Same-day urgent care services are available at one
of our community clinics near you.
SAME-DAY URGENT CARE APPOINTMENTS
Non-emergency, same-day, urgent care services are available at the most
appropriate community clinic, near you.
To schedule an appointment, call 510.248.8201 (Monday – Friday).
The clinic team will provide the patient’s primary care physician
with visit information.
How can I be prepared for a poison emergency?
- Call your poison center at 800.222.1222. The poison center can send you
telephone stickers or magnets with the emergency phone number. Post that
number on or near your telephones.
- If you have a poisoning emergency, call 800.222.1222.
What are the most common poisons for children?
- Cosmetics such as perfume or nail polish, and personal care products such
as deodorant and soap.
- Cleaning products (for example, laundry detergent and floor cleaners).
- Pain medicines (analgesics) such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
- Foreign bodies and toys including silica gel packages to remove moisture
in packaging and glow products.
- Topical preparations such as diaper rash products, hydrogen peroxide, acne
preparations, or calamine lotion.
Washington Hospital Health Insurance Information Service
The Washington Hospital Health Insurance Information Services is a free,
confidential service for community members and local employers with information
they need to make informed decisions about health insurance, including
how to purchase it. The service also provides information on Medicare
options for seniors and Medicare Part D enrollment. A Certified Application
Assistant is available to enroll qualified families in the Healthy Families
Program. Consultations are offered over the phone or in person.
Have you recently lost health insurance coverage?
If you have questions about health insurance after losing your job - or
you simply want to learn more about programs such as the COBRA subsidy,
Medi-Cal and other government sponsored programs, Washington Hospital
is conducting health insurance benefits seminars each month. Call 800.770.9447
for dates and times.
To find out more about the free Health Insurance Information Service at
Washington Hospital,click here.