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Anytime you are not comfortable with a medical situation, call 911 (or your local emergency number), go to your nearest emergency room, or call your family physician.
In an emergency, it is easy to "forget" even the most well-known information. That is why it is crucial for you to complete the information in this form for each member of your household.
Having a very sick or severely injured child is a parent’s worst nightmare. If it happened to your child, would you know the best way to go about getting treatment? Knowing when to call an ambulance is important.
If you're sick or hurt and want help quickly, it may seem like a good idea to go to the emergency room (ER) for care. You may think of the ER as a source of the most immediate medical attention, but if your situation is not a real emergency, this isn't true.
If you suffer a serious eye injury, what you don't do immediately afterward may help more than what you do.
Our Emergency Rooms accept ALL insurance
Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. That’s why we’re here....every day, 24 hours a day. Central Mississippi Medical Center’s emergency room doctors, nurses, and other health care staff are available around the clock, every day to care for you and your loved ones. Our staff can provide care for everything from minor cuts and broken bones to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or stroke. That care features:
- Multi-functional treatment rooms for patients with varied conditions, including two designated trauma rooms
- A dynamic ER design focused on providing a better experience for patients and visitors
- Qualified, dedicated health care professionals committed to high standards of care
- A continued commitment to keep wait times to a minimum
Fast Track is a service offered by CMMC’s ER designed to dramatically expedite care of minor emergency cases. Dedicated beds in this unit equate to less time to wait when you’re uncomfortable and need care first. Fast Track is staffed by nurse practitioners and registered nurses and is available for cases ranging from sprains, strains and simple fractures to earaches, insect bites, back pain and lacerations. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., seven days a week.
To contact our Emergency Department:
Emergency Room Registration: (601) 376-2110 ext. 2111
Emergency Room: (601) 376-2944 or (601) 376-2945
You can visit the home page of our website to see our current ER wait times.
Discover a place designed with seniors in mind.
Introducing the Senior Track at Central Mississippi Medical Center’s Emergency Room.
Going to the emergency room is a stressful experience at any age, especially for seniors. That’s why we’re proud to introduce the first Senior Track in the Jackson area. With an environment designed just for patients 65 and older, our Senior Track has been built with distinct features and equipment to help in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of health issues specific to seniors. Discover the difference of an environment designed with seniors in mind. Discover the Senior Track at Central Mississippi Medical Center.
Central Mississippi Medical Center’s Senior Track features:
- Designated parking
- GENE* trained staff
- Private patient rooms with softer beds, an easy-to-operate call button and noise-reduction features
- Separate waiting area and wheelchairs for easy transportation
- Nutrition, physical therapy and medication screening
To learn more, call (601) 376-2807. Senior Track Hours of Operation: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., daily.