Emergency Care You Can Trust, 24/7

We’re here to provide you with the emergency care you need 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for conditions such as:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Choking
  • Coughing 
  • Deep cuts or severe burns
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Fainting, weakness or headache
  • Inability to move or speak
  • Major injuries or accidents 
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea 
  • Poisoning
  • Sudden severe pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding

Emergency Services Team

Our professional team consists entirely of board-certified emergency medicine physicians. Our nursing staff is credentialed with Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Care (ENPC) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). They are supported by a full complement of ancillary services, including radiology, imaging and lab services, biohazard and disaster preparedness, and Advanced Life Support ground and air medical service transport.

Additionally, our partnership with Prevea Health enables us to provide access to primary care and specialty providers for expert care throughout the Chippewa Valley.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has designated HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital as a level IV Trauma Care Facility.

Summer Safety Series: How to Handle Bee Stings


Bee stings are not only painful, but can be very dangerous. ER nurse, Regi Geissler, offers helpful tips for handling bee stings this summer.

Summer Safety Series: How to Spot Heat Exhaustion in Kids


Heat exhaustion is common in kids and can quickly lead to heatstroke if left untreated. ER nurse, Regi Geissler, shares what to look for and steps to take if you spot signs of heat exhaustion.

Summer Safety Series: When to Seek Treatment for Burns


Between campfires and grilling, burns can happen quickly in the summer. ER nurse, Regi Geissler, shares tips for treating burns at home and how to know when to seek medical treatment.

Summer Safety Series: Keeping Kids Safe Around Water


Kids are attracted to water, no matter how deep or shallow it is. ER nurse, Regi Geissler, offers key tips for keeping kids safe around water this summer.