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EvergreenHealth Monroe's emergency room is designated a Level 4 Trauma Center and is fully certified to handle any medical emergency. If need be, stabilized patients may then be transferred to a higher level trauma center.
The Fast Track area treats patients with less severe illnesses and injuries and allows them to be seen, treated and released more quickly than the standard emergency area.
If your illness requires a more extensive work-up, including labs and x-rays, you will be seen in the regular emergency department area.
The EvergreenHealth Monroe emergency room includes two trauma rooms, with specialized equipment such as:
EvergreenHealth Monroe is designated as a Level 4 Trauma Center.
The emergency room also offers one of the most advanced, rapid emergency stroke care evaluations in the Puget Sound region, where providers are able to perform a complete evaluation of a potential stroke patient within 20 minutes of arrival.
This allows providers to determine the severity of a stroke diagnosis quickly, while also enabling them to provide the patient with the appropriate medicine to alleviate symptoms, as well as, determine if surgery or other immediate procedures are needed.
Quick evaluations are critical for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients and help reduce related long-term disabilities strokes can cause.
During on-call times, including late nights and some weekends, the ER utilizes Telestroke technology to connect with stroke experts for immediate patient evaluations and treatment planning.
Our stroke care has been recognized with the 2019 Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.
This award recognizes EvergreenHealth Monroe’s commitment and success in implementing a high standard of stroke care by ensuring that their stroke patients receive treatment that meets nationally accepted, evidence-based standards and recommendations
EvergreenHealth Urgent Care centers located in Mill Creek, Woodinville and Kenmore are available for non-emergency illness and accidents.
EvergreenHealth's free consulting nurse service provides home care information, and can help you determine if urgent care or emergency care is called for. Call 360.794.1111 and press "2" at the prompt.