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Phelps Memorial Health Center

"We were very pleased with the attention and service received in the ER, including the very helpful, knowlegable and friendly EMTs. We highly recommend your hospital and your staff!"

- PMHC Patient

1215 Tibbals StreetHoldrege, Nebraska308.995.2211
Exceptional Quality. Compassionate Care. Right Here.

Phelps Memorial Emergency Department

The Emergency Room at PMHC has six private exam rooms, and is equipped to stabilize and treat a variety of emergency conditions. It is staffed 24/7 by physicians, physicians assistants, registered nurses, and paramedics, who are trained in advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, as well as advanced trauma care. We treat over 3000 patients a year in the Emergency Department.

Basic Level Trauma Center

Phelps Memorial is designated as a Basic Level Trauma Center. This designation from the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services signifies our commitment to providing quality care to trauma patients.

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Medical Emergency Warning Signs

When should I go to the Emergency Department? The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) provides the following warning signs that may indicate a medical emergency:

  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Fainting, sudden dizziness, weakness
  • Changes in vision
  • Confusion or changes in mental status
  • Any sudden or severe pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Unusual abdominal pain

Office Hours: 24 hours / 7 days a week
Emergency Room Phone: 308.995.2861

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