Emergency Services


When you’re in immediate need of medical attention, the last thing you want to do is sit and wait in a hospital emergency room. That’s why at Passavant Area Hospital, we provide everyone who comes through our doors with high quality, around-the-clock emergency care as quickly as possible!

We have a team of emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses on-hand 24-hours-a-day to provide care to all patients, from critical emergencies to minor injuries and illnesses.  We have transportation agreements in place if advanced care is needed at specialized medical facilities.

Passavant Area Hospital participates in a cardiac program for STEMI’s (ST Elevated Myocardial Infarction) that identifies, treats, and transfers acute heart attack patients to a cardiac care facility. STEMI’s are cared for through a collaborative effort between Passavant, Memorial Medical Center and Springfield Clinic.

In addition, the Emergency Department at Passavant is home to a 24-hour-a-day paramedic program that serves a five county area, Morgan County’s enhanced 911 medical dispatch system, and a specially trained staff for sexual assault situations.

 

 

Duck Race for Lifeline Tickets on Sale

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Elaine Hynes, left, and Adah Mitchell were two of the 40 Passavant Area Hospital volunteers who helped sell Duck Race for Lifeline tickets to the public during a ticket sale day April 22. Hynes, who is celebrating 50 years as a Passavant volunteer, and Mitchell were stationed at J.C. Penney, while other volunteers sold tickets at Ace Hardware, Buchheit’s, County Market, Farm and Home Supply, Kirlin’s and Shopko. Another public ticket sale day is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $5 each, are also available in the Auxiliary Gift Shop at Passavant. The 23rd Annual Duck Race for Lifeline is Sunday, June 4, 2 p.m., at Nichols Park in Jacksonville. First prize is $1,000. Food and entertainment will be provided beginning at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the event go to support the Lifeline program at Passavant in their mission to improve the health of the people and communities they serve.

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