Emergency Department - Ascension Sacred Heart Bay at Panama City Beach

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Emergency Department
Our ER care teams at Ascension Sacred Heart Bay Emergency Room at Panama City Beach are here for you when you need us most, with a 24-hour ER.

Ascension Sacred Heart Bay Emergency Room at Panama City Beach delivers 24/7 emergency care for your entire family. We treat common illnesses as well as serious and life-threatening injuries. The facility features nine treatment rooms, including rooms designed specifically for children, as well as a trauma room. The ER is staffed by emergency medicine physicians, nurses, paramedics and respiratory therapists, all trained in both adult and pediatric emergency medicine, trauma and intensive care. In addition, the facility provides the lab services and imaging service including, CT and x-ray.

The Emergency Department is operated by Ascension Sacred Heart Bay as well as the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. Ascension Sacred Heart Bay provides a Level II Trauma Center, Level II Adult Cardiovascular Center, AHA Gold Level Stroke Center and AHA Gold Level PCI. Studer Family Children’s Hospital is the region's only pediatric hospital and pediatric trauma center, providing children's care across 30 pediatric subspecialties. The facility offers a wide range of services to meet all of a child’s medical needs, including neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, cancer care, rehabilitation and a medical staff of more than 120 board-certified doctors.

We’re here for you every day. If you or a loved one is experiencing a cardiovascular emergency, our ER doctors and care teams work closely with the Ascension Sacred Heart Bay heart and stroke care network - Bay County’s leaders in heart care. Together, our first responders, ER care team and our hospital’s medical-surgical intensive care teams provide advanced care.

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 9-1-1.

Reasons to seek emergency care at Ascension

Ascension ER care teams offer treatment for signs or symptoms of a major health emergencies, including:

  • Severe stomach pain
  • Bites or stings
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Open fractures
  • Fainting
  • Severe bleeding
  • Head injury or other major trauma
  • One-sided weakness or numbness, or seizure
  • Suspected drug overdose -shallow breathing, unresponsiveness, slow heart rate

If you need follow-up care, we will connect you to the Ascension specialist who’s right for you. We deliver the personalized care you need, close to home.