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Ascension Seton Hays - Emergency
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Ascension Seton Hays - Emergency

  • Emergency care
  • Emergency care - pediatrics

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Open 24 hours a day, 7 day a week

Emergency care close to home

With a Level II Trauma Center, Ascension Seton Hays Hospital - Emergency in Kyle, TX, delivers 24/7 emergency care for severe illness and injury.

Ascension Seton Hays Emergency is a Level II Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center, in Kyle, Texas, backed by cardiovascular, surgical, neuro, stroke, orthopedic and trauma 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. You are connected to the right follow-up care across Ascension Seton sites of care by our specialists before you leave the ER—including leading brain and spine care, heart care, orthopedics 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 Seton emergency room. 

Emergency care services include:

  • 24/7 emergency care
  • Admission (when needed) to Ascension hospitals
  • Board-certified emergency care doctors and ER nurses
  • Fast track treatment with private and semi-private rooms
  • On-call specialists
  • On-site full-service digital imaging (X-ray, CT scan, MRI and ultrasound)
  • On-site lab
  • Primary Stroke Center 

Ascension Seton Hays is the only Level II Trauma Center in Hays County, delivering the most advanced care for even the most severe injuries. We have received multiple specialty care designations including pediatric readiness certification (VPRP), leapfrog designation and more. Review our full list of awards and recognitions here.

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 Seton Hays 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 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 Seton Hays and at every Ascension Seton hospital, doctors and care teams provide pediatric emergency care for children 24/7. In Kyle, your family is also connected to Dell Children’s Medical Center, the only Level I pediatric trauma center in the region with the most pediatric subspecialists in Central Texas.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

Advanced 24/7 trauma care

The ER at Ascension Seton Hays Hospital is a level II trauma center, delivering advanced care for severe and life-threatening and traumatic injury with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced surgical care. Highly trained trauma surgeons and multidisciplinary care teams work together to provide comprehensive emergency medical care for trauma such as complex fractures, spine injury, and brain injury. Each trauma center is verified by the American College of Surgeons and/or designated by the state to ensure they are equipped for, and capable of, caring for patients with serious injuries.

Advanced emergency care for stroke

Ascension Seton Hays is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by DNV, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Primary Stroke Centers deliver individualized care for ischemic strokes, also known as blood vessel blockages. Your stroke care includes:

  • Diagnostic imaging and assessments
  • Doctors and nurses specializing in stroke care
  • Regular monitoring to support better outcomes 

If you need more advanced stroke care, you are connected to our Comprehensive Stroke Center at Dell Seton Medical Center.

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 or through Ascension Rx. And you will always have access to our other services, like imaging and lab.