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St. Anthony health! - Summer 2014

St. Anthony Hospital Emergency Services

24/7 Emergency DepartmentWhen medical emergencies occur, the physicians, nurses and other skilled caregivers at the Gene and Mary Ann Walters Center for Emergency Services at St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor are ready 24 hours a day, seven days a week. St. Anthony emergency services, rated #1 in the nation in patient satisfaction, include:

  • 24-hour care
  • 19 private treatment rooms
  • A trauma room for the most serious medical needs
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Dedicated ambulance and walk-in entries
  • Comfortable family waiting areas

Where you go for your care matters:

Emergency department

Use the hospital emergency room only for very serious or life-threatening problems (chest pain, severe abdominal pain, coughing or vomiting blood, deep cuts or punctures, bleeding that will not stop, head injuries, severe burns, sudden blurred vision, difficulty breathing, seizures, numbness in the face, arm or leg, high fevers).

Doctor’s office

A doctor’s office or clinic is the best place to get care for common illnesses, minor injuries and routine health exams. Your doctor can also help you manage your health over time.

Urgent care clinic

Go to the St. Anthony Prompt Care clinic in Gig Harbor for urgent treatment of common illnesses (colds, flu, ear aches, sore throats, migraines, fever, rashes), and minor injuries (strains, back pain, minor cuts and burns, minor broken bones, minor eye injuries) if your regular doctor or health care provider is not available.

St. Anthony Prompt Care is at 4700 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Suite 102. Phone: 253-853-2050; Clinic Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.