The emergency room at Schleicher County Medical Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is staffed with highly-trained physicians, advanced practive providers and nurses certified in Advanced Trauma Life-Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC).  

Designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by the state of Texas, our emergency room features a staff ready to respond quickly and compassionately to any medical emergency.  We are also supported by dedicated emergency medical technicians (EMTs), ambulance and fire department personnel.

Through the hospital’s affiliation with Avera eCare, the services of local providers are complemented by those of board certified emergency room physicians and critical care nurses immediately available through telemedicine.  At the touch of a button, equipment installed in the hospital’s two trauma rooms is instantly connected to eCare’s virtual hospital command center through a dedicated fiber optic line.