No hospital can refuse to offer emergency care per se, under EMTALA ( a law). However, a hospital that cannot treat a given disorder, either because they lack the requried expertise on site, the right equipment, and/or the right medication, can require the patient be transferred to another facility. They can't just dump you -- they need to assist in maintiaining your health until they can effectively make the transfer.
It depends on where your area is, if it has an emergency room or not. Most hospitals though should have an emergency room though. Here in this area though, Williamson County hospital has one as well as Vanderbilt hospital.
If you go into the emergency room, they will treat any life threating condition then transfer you to the county hospital. If you do not have a life threating condition, the hospital will refer you to county.
ER takes place int the emergency room of a fictional hospital named County General in Chicago, Illinois.
I hospital owned or supported by the county.
York County Hospital ended in 1977.
Hertford County Hospital was created in 1833.
Mohave County Hospital was created in 1922.
Lincoln County Hospital was created in 1776.
Dorset County Hospital was created in 1840.
York County Hospital was created in 1740.
South County Hospital was created in 1919.
Your city will have a "County Health Department" If not, go to your 'city hall.' They can direct you to your area "Health Department.' So can your local hospital and emergency stations/offices.
Royal Hampshire County Hospital was created in 1736.
Tillamook County General Hospital was created in 1950.
Children's Hospital of Orange County was created in 1964.
Royal Sussex County Hospital was created in 1828.
Essex County Hospital Center was created in 1896.
Howard County General Hospital was created in 1973.
The Harris County Hospital District is located in Houston. You can learn more about the Harris County Hospital District online at the HCHD Online website.
Check with the hospital itself, or with the town or county clerk for the town or county in which the hospital is located.
Botetourt County Emergency Services was created on 2001-12-17.
Botetourt County Emergency Services's motto is 'Make a difference, Volunteer today!'.
Cook County Hospital
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