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Quick Tips


Patients are seen in the emergency room based on the severity of illnesses or injuries, not on a first-come, first serve basis.

With that in mind, here are some helpful tips to follow when you or someone you know comes to the Good Shepherd Emergency Department:
  • Bring a list of medications and allergies
  • Know your immunizations
  • Know your health history, including surgeries
  • Remain calm