At Apex Hospital, our Emergency Room (ER) team is staffed 24/7 with emergency physicians, nurses and staff who are trained in providing emergency care. Our team combines advanced training with compassionate service to be ready for you or your family when you need it the most.

What to Expect in our ER

As a patient, you will be cared for by staff trained to respond to any type of medical emergency. We understand a visit to the ER can be a very stressful time; therefore, you should expect us to communicate with you and guide you through your situation. You should always ask questions if you do not understand. Emergency care provided at Swain Community Hospital includes but is not limited to:

  • 24-hour staff readiness
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment equipment to help track and monitor patient progress
  • Digital radiology rooms that are located in the department, eliminating the need to move patients to other sections of the hospital for testing
  • Sophisticated computer technology that provides patient lab results, diagnostic information, discharge information and other confidential data quickly and securely
  • Rapid CT scanning and medication administration for stroke patients.