If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately to be transported to the nearest emergency room. If you are not experiencing a life-threatening emergency, but need immediate and urgent medical attention, visit one of Sutter’s more than 20 emergency rooms throughout Northern California open, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Some of the common conditions treated in an emergency room include:
- Difficulty breathing
- Severe bleeding
- Chest pain or pressure
- Severe allergic reactions
- Moderate to severe burns or wounds
- Convulsions or seizures
- Serious head, neck or back injury
- Sudden inability to speak, see, walk or move
Sutter Health affiliates have received medical excellence awards from Healthgrades and the Studer Group for supreme emergency care services.
If you need emergency surgery or intensive care for a traumatic injury or illness, trauma care specialists in the Sutter Health network are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to treat and support you during a severe health crisis. Sutter Lakeside’s Intensive Care Unit is a four-bed, medical-surgical ICU that specializes in the care of the critically ill adult.
See how you can also help prevent traumatic injuries from happening with information from our community outreach and education events.