When to go to the Emergency Room
Our emergency rooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. If you or a loved one is experiencing any of the symptoms or conditions below, don’t wait. Go to the ER. Our ERs are equipped to provide life-saving care.
- Chest pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Severe burn or uncontrolled bleeding
- Sudden or severe pain
- Vomiting blood
- Intense, crushing headache
- Sudden dizziness or change in vision
- Loss of consciousness
- Seizures or convulsions
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea
- Broken bone or deep wound
- Fever in newborns less than 3 months
Additionally, our hospitals have an onsite laboratory and diagnostic technologies, including x-ray, CAT scan, and ultrasound. Our physicians specialize in winter and summer sport injury, as well as worksite injury.
Update: January 16, 2023
Please note Tahoe Forest Hospital is currently experiencing a large volume of phone calls regarding COVID-19 testing. We appreciate your patience, and we apologize that you may experience a longer than usual wait time due to the influx of phone calls we are receiving.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT TAHOE FOREST HOSPITAL TO INQUIRE ABOUT TESTING SERVICES. If you have an emergency, please do come to our emergency room located at Tahoe Forest Hospital, 10121 Pine Avenue, Truckee, CA. Please be advised that Emergency Department staff cannot provide medical advice over the phone.