Ascension Via Christ Emergency Department in Manhattan | Ascension
Ascension Via Christ Emergency Department in Manhattan

Ascension Via Christ Emergency Department in Manhattan

  • Emergency care


Open 24 hours a day, 7 day a week


Emergency care close to home

Ascension Via Christi Emergency Department in Manhattan in Manhattan, KS, delivers 24/7 emergency care for severe illness and injury.

Ascension Via Christi Emergency Department is a Level III Geriatric ER in Manhattan, Kansas, backed by surgical, transplant and orthopedic specialists. We provide 24/7 care for life-threatening and severe illness and injury -- including heart attack, stroke, concussion, broken bones, and more. Experienced ER care teams listen to quickly understand your needs to deliver the right care for you and your family. And you are connected to the right follow-up care across Ascension Via Christi sites of care by our specialists before you leave the ER—including leading surgical care, orthopedic care and women's health.

Seconds count in stroke, heart and burn recovery, seek emergency care immediately. You can tell your family, friends and EMS to take you to your nearest Ascension Via Christi emergency room. 

Emergency care services include:

  • 24/7 emergency care
  • Admission (when needed) to Ascension hospitals
  • Board-certified emergency care doctors and ER nurses
  • Forensic nursing care
  • On-call specialists
  • On-site full-service digital imaging (X-ray, CT scan and ultrasound)
  • On-site lab
  • Private treatment rooms

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911. Signs or symptoms of an acute emergency may include shortness of breath, chest pain, open fracture, fainting, severe bleeding, head injury or other major trauma, one-sided weakness or numbness, loss of consciousness or fainting, severe abdominal pain, or bites or stings.

Care right away -- 24/7 emergency care 

Doctors, nurses and care teams in our ER at Ascension Via Christi in Manhattan deliver advanced care for life-threatening symptoms and conditions. Call 911 or go directly to an emergency room if you or a family member are experiencing:

  • Abdominal pain (moderate to severe)
  • Back pain (severe)
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Major trauma
  • Pregnant and having labor pains
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Severe burns 
  • Severe skin infections or complicated abscesses
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden neurologic changes like weakness, difficulty speaking, numbness, difficulty walking, or loss of consciousness

Connected to 24/7 emergency care for children

At Ascension Via Christi Emergency Department in Manhattan and at every Ascension Via Christi hospital, doctors and care teams provide pediatric emergency care for children 24/7. Call 911 or go directly to an emergency room if your child is experiencing severe illness or injury, including:

  • Animal bites
  • Blue face and lips or pale coloring
  • Chest pain
  • High fever
  • Major injury or broken bone
  • Seizure
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Trouble breathing
  • Other serious illness or injury

Specialized care for older adults

The Ascension Via Christi Emergency Department has a Level III geriatric accreditation by the American College of Emergency Physicians' Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation program (GEDA). Ascension Via Christi's geriatric ERs have multidisciplinary care teams with specialized training and education in emergency and geriatric care. We work together to help prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs) and other conditions common among seniors. Additionally, we provide geriatric mobility aids for dedicated use in the ER.

Connected to specialized follow-up care

Your care doesn’t stop when you leave the ER. We help connect you to leading specialists and follow-up care to support your care plan and recovery. Your care team also helps you manage your medications and sends prescriptions to your local pharmacy. And you will always have access to our other services, like imaging and lab.