When a serious injury happens, you need immediate medical attention from expert emergency doctors and staff fast. Sutter’s emergency departments are well equipped and trained to handle a wide range of injuries at a moment’s notice. And you can take comfort in knowing that affiliates in the Sutter Health network have received medical excellence awards from Healthgrades and the Studer Group for emergency care services.
If the injury could be life threatening, call 911 immediately to be transported to the nearest emergency department. If your injury is serious, but not life threatening, go to one of Sutter’s more than 20 emergency departments.
A highly skilled team trained in emergency care will attend to your injury as soon as possible.
Some injuries commonly treated in Sutter Health emergency departments include:
- Severe bleeding
- Moderate to severe burns
- Serious head, neck or back injuries
- Deep cuts or wounds
- Severely broken bones
If you have a minor to moderate injury, including some burns, simple broken bones, cuts or lacerations and muscle sprains or strains, you may be better served by visiting one of our more than 25 urgent care centers throughout Northern California. There, trained doctors, nurses and support staff can quickly attend to many common injuries.