Emergency Department

EMERGENCY: If you require emergency medical attention, please call 911 to access your local emergency services.

Emergency medicine is the medical specialty involving care for undifferentiated and unscheduled patients with illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

Central Valley Medical Center offers comprehensive emergency services and the highest level of care to any patient in Juab County and surrounding counties. The State of Utah has designated CVMC Emergency Department as a stroke receiving facility and is listed as a Critical Access Hospital for the Central Utah Area.

The goal of emergency and trauma treatment is to stabilize patients and help them through the acute phase of their illness or injury. CVMC’s Emergency Department uses advanced diagnostic testing and imaging services along with emergency expertly trained physicians for evaluation and treatment of complicated medical conditions. When timely expert care is needed, Central Valley Medical Center offers a full range of specialists, technologies, and systems.

Central Valley Medical Center is accredited by the State of Utah, under the Utah State Stroke System as a Stroke Receiving Facility. This accreditation ensures that the care you receive through CVMC is among the best in the state. The Emergency team at Central Valley Medical Center provides expert care to patients who have experienced a stroke. When a stroke victim enters our facilities, we know that every second count. Our Emergency Medicine Team is ready to provide fast treatment for patients who have experienced a recent stroke or stroke-like symptoms.

If you or a loved one is showing signs of a stroke, it is crucial to call 911 and get medical attention immediately.

 

TeleStroke Program

Central Valley Medical Center is proud to partner with University of Utah Hospital's TeleStroke Program. Through a partnership with the University’s Clinical Neurosciences Center, our team can provide world-class support to stroke victims. Using real-time video-conferencing and teleradiology, University of Utah Health's Telestroke Program provides 24-hour on-call neurologists to community hospitals to help with diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.

Through TeleStroke, the on-call neurologist can guide Central Valley Medical Center health care providers in administering acute stroke treatment with thrombolytics (medications that break down clots). With a live video stream, it’s as if the neurologist is actually in the room, working with a highly qualified emergency physician in diagnosing and treating the stroke victim with the appropriate treatment.

Learn more about University of Utah Health TeleStroke

 

TeleBurn

Central Valley Medical Center is proud to partner with University of Utah Hospital's TeleBurn Program. Through a partnership with the University’s burn experts, our team can provide world-class support to burn injuries, cold injuries, and wound victims. Accessing treatment quickly is vital when having a burn. Burn patients at Central Valley Medical Center have access to medical professionals at University of Utah Health’s Burn Center through TeleBurn.

TeleBurn utilizes the use of technology and video conferencing to connect burn patients to 24-hour on-call burn experts at the University of Utah Health, the only verified burn center in a five-state region.

The ability to communicate immediately allows providers from both organizations to work together to determine the diagnosis and best treatment for each burn patient.

The TeleBurn Program allows providers and patients to overcome geographic borders, transportation barriers and unpredictable roadblocks with reliable technology that immediately connects the patients at Central Valley Medical Center to experienced burn specialists.

Learn more about University of Utah Health TeleBurn.