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Emergency Services

Emergency Services

YH HelipadWellSpan Health provides a wide variety of emergency services for our community.  From our busy Emergency Departments to our Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center at WellSpan York Hospital to the inpatient units of WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital and WellSpan York Hospital, our staff and physicians are ready to care for you or your family during an emergency.  Computerized patient tracking and medical records systems allow our Emergency Departments to provide cutting-edge care.


Emergency Departments

GH ED at Sunrise WLECH ED entranceThe Emergency Departments at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital are available 24 hours a day to care for ill or injured residents in our area.  Dedicated nurses, physicians and other staff members provide acute care for a wide variety of conditions.  The physicians and staff of the Emergency Departments work with area ambulance units to coordinate prehospital and hospital-based care. 

In addition, the Emergency Department at WellSpan York Hospital hosts a residency training program for graduate physicians, and a wide variety of training experiences for nurses, paramedics, medical students and other health professionals.  Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) and Developing Options for Violent Emergencies (DOVE) patient care and education teams are also based at WellSpan York Hospital. Comprehensive Crisis Intervention and psychiatry services are also available 24-hours-a-day. This commitment to patient-centered care and to the education of tomorrow's health care providers allows us to continually improve and focus our patient care efforts.


Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center

WellSpan York Hospital's Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center is a referral center for injured patients from across south central Pennsylvania.


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This search will provide you with WellSpan Medical Group and Northern Lancaster County (Ephrata) Medical Group primary care physicians and specialists. If we don’t have a WellSpan Medical Group physician to meet your criteria, the search will expand to include community physicians who partner with WellSpan Medical Group physicians through the WellSpan Provider Network or provide care to patients on the Medical Staffs of WellSpan’s Hospitals.

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