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Emergency Room at San Augustine Hospital - San Augustine, TX

Address

511 E Hospital St

San Augustine, TX 75972

Hours

Hours

Monday Open 24 hours

Tuesday Open 24 hours

Wednesday Open 24 hours

Thursday Open 24 hours

Friday Open 24 hours

Saturday Open 24 hours

Sunday Open 24 hours

Convenient Emergency Room Services in San Augustine, Texas

Our team at the St. Luke’s Health-Memorial San Augustine Hospital emergency room is dedicated to providing comprehensive emergency services for all types of acute injuries or illnesses, 24/7/365. St. Luke’s Health-Memorial San Augustine is designated as the area’s only certified critical care access hospital.

Medical Technology at Its Finest

St. Luke’s Health-Memorial San Augustine’s emergency room offers an experienced and talented staff of nurses and physicians who have some of the most modern medical technology at their fingertips, including:

  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • CT (Computed Tomography)
  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Digital Mammography
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Electronic PACs System that allows physicians to view diagnostic test results of a patient securely from anywhere around the world

Working in close connection with St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Lufkin, telemedicine allows Lufkin radiologists to interpret tests that have been sent electronically from the San Augustine facility 24/7.

Additionally, PHI Air Medical Service partners with St. Luke's Health-Memorial San Augustine to transfer patients in need of a higher level of emergency services.

Recognized for Excellence

Known for its exceptional patient care and hospitality, St. Luke’s Health-Memorial San Augustine has consistently earned the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification, which demonstrates compliance with the highest standards of care. Recently, the San Augustine hospital was recognized for its commitment to enhancing the quality of care given to patients suffering from heart failure and pneumonia. San Augustine received the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Gold Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas.

Critical Access To Additional Resources

We offer the additional support of our hospitals in Lufkin, The Woodlands, and the Texas Medical Center if needed.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you feel you may be experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately. You can request that they take you to St. Luke’s Health-Memorial San Augustine Hospital’s emergency room.

While urgent care clinics and emergency rooms have similarities (they’re open 24/7 and accept walk-ins), they also have many differences. Emergency rooms can treat any condition that an urgent care facility can treat, but the reverse is not true. Emergency rooms tend to have more medical professionals on staff and have a greater range of capabilities. Patients at our emergency rooms also benefit from seamless admission to the nearest St. Luke’s  Health hospital, if necessary.

Emergency care is any type of medical service necessary for the prevention of death or severe harm to a patient.

If you experience any life-threatening symptoms, a trip to the emergency room is necessary. These include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever in babies and toddlers
  • Chest pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Sudden changes in speech
  • Trauma
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Etc.

If you think you may be experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. You can request that they take you to a St. Luke’s Health emergency room.

Patients can go to the emergency room for any symptom, but it isn’t always the best option. For example, a patient could seek emergency care for the common cold. However, they may end up waiting for an extended amount of time, as emergency rooms prioritize patients with life-threatening conditions, even if they arrive later. If the condition is not life-threatening and you can reasonably wait for treatment, a virtual or in-person visit with a specialist may be a cheaper and more efficient option.

It is safe to go to the ER during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have implemented additional safety procedures, including mandatory mask-wearing, social distancing, and innovative cleaning techniques, to keep our patients as safe as possible. In fact, avoiding the emergency room due to the pandemic can be dangerous, as putting off care for a medical emergency can result in severe complications.

Services & Specialties

Featured Updates

How To Reduce the Wait in the ER + 5 More Questions, Answered

AUG 18, 2021

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FEB 12, 2021

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St. Luke's Health Emergency Room - San Augustine

511 E Hospital St
San Augustine, Texas 75972


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