Emergency Care

Emergency Care

Emergency Care

Expert emergency medical services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency Care

The Emergency Department at Androscoggin Valley Hospital provides state-of-the-art emergency medical care by emergency trained physicians — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  In addition to being the largest 911 receiving facility for the region, AVH provides care for patients who arrive with a health crisis that needs immediate attention.

Each year, our emergency suite provides care to thousands of patients.

Services

  • Monitored beds
  • 24-hour digital radiology and reading capabilities (PACS)
  • Trauma care
  • Cardiology emergency center (defibrillator, EKG, cardiac monitoring, thrombolytic therapy)
  • Orthopaedic care
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Helicopter service
  • Partnerships with Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

NOTE: AVH will never turn away any patient who needs emergency care. However, if your insurance coverage requires a referral for an Emergency Department visit, you may wish to call your primary care physician or your insurance company’s 24-hour emergency hotline for authorization before your visit.

Emergency Care Providers

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