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Emergency Department

Care When It's An Emergency

King’s Daughters Emergency Department is located on the first floor of the Medical Center at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 23rd Street. Parking is located on 23rd Street. The department is open 24/7/365 and staffed with board-certified emergency medicine and primary care physicians as well as experienced nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

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The Emergency Team specializes in caring for patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries as well as those who, if not immediately treated, could experience significant loss in quality or length of life.

All patients coming to King’s Daughters Emergency Department are evaluated within minutes by a triage nurse. The triage process helps ensure patients with the most severe/serious complaints are seen quickly.

Chest Pain Center

Chest pressure … pain in the jaw or arm … indigestion or nausea … shortness of breath … fatigue … profuse sweating

Heart attacks strike men and women in different ways, and no two heart attacks are alike. So if you experience any of the signs or symptoms of heart attack – take an aspirin and call 9-1-1 immediately. There is no time to waste.

King’s Daughters main hospital in Ashland has been continuously accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology/Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care. The hospital is fully equipped and ready to handle the most complex of heart attacks.

We were the first hospital in this region to meet the society’s high standards, in 2004, and we’ve been continuously accredited ever since.

Our intense focus on caring for heart attack patients quickly and efficiently makes a difference. Our average door-to-balloon (D2B) time meets, or is better than, the 90-minute national goal.

It’s good to know that when minutes count, King’s Daughters is committed to quick care … and our experts make the most of every second.