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Emergency Care

It was Palos’ Emergency Department that made all the difference for this Oak Forest resident.
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Emergency Room Services at Palos

Life is unpredictable. Whether you've just experienced a minor injury or a major accident, or if you're having critical concerns regarding a serious or chronic condition, Palos Community Hospital's Emergency Department (ED) is ready to help. The Emergency Care Team provides treatment to patients with a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries that require immediate attention, some of which may even be life-threatening. 

Palos Community Hospital's ED treats more than 45,000 patients every year, and our recent expansion has enhanced our quality of care.  We also offer Fast Track, a program that allows treatment of minor injuries in a more timely manner.  Learn more about how we are ready to help you.

Not sure when to seek Emergency Care? Even if you think it's minor, it may lead to something much more critical. We're here to help you, no matter the size or severity of a symptom.

Finding the ER Entrance

To quickly find the ER entrance, use the hospital's south main driveway and follow the signs to the rear of the campus. The ER entrance is located under the canopy on your left and parking is available in Parking Lot 6. Free valet parking is available from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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