Emergency Care

At Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, we understand that minutes matter in an emergency. Our Emergency Department features lifesaving technology and is staffed by emergency certified physicians and providers as well as experienced nurses and emergency department techs.  All of our registered nurses have advanced training in adult and pediatric emergency procedures and trauma care.

Our Emergency Department team is prepared, day and night, to respond to all conditions, from minor injuries to life-threatening emergencies. When necessary, they are also trained to stabilize critically ill and injured patients and prepare them for transport. Stewart Memorial Community Hospital has partnered with LifeFlight to offer rapid air transport for critically ill and injured patients. They provide air ambulance services 24/7 to our region.

Stewart Memorial Emergency staff understands your visit to our Emergency Department is an unexpected crisis for you and your family. Your time and quality of care are very valuable to us. We will serve you in the timeliest manner possible and keep you informed as we diagnose and treat your medical needs.

Stewart Memorial Community Hospital is a Level IV Trauma Center and certified by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of EMS. This designation identifies our ability to provide trauma services and arrange transport of patients to a hospital equipped to provide specialized services when needed.


Randy Small, RN

Emergency Department Director

1301 W. Main Street, Lake City, IA 51449
Phone: (712) 464-3171
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