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Dial 911 Now If You Have an Emergency

For all of your emergency needs, Cody Regional Health’s emergency services staff is here to serve you and your family. Call 911 for emergencies, 307.578.2450 to reach the ambulance desk, and 307.578.2000 for the emergency room front desk.

The emergency department of Cody Regional Health in Cody, Wyo., is dedicated to providing excellence in patient care.

Our emergency department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The highly skilled physicians and nurses are trained providers of:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Trauma Life Nursing Core Course

When Should You Visit the Emergency Department?

It can be confusing to decide when your medical condition warrants a trip to the emergency department.

Here are a few examples you may experience before coming to the emergency department at Cody Regional Health:

  • Breathing Problems
  • Cancer Complaints
  • Change in Mental Status (such as confusion or difficulty waking or unusual behavior)
  • Chest or Upper Abdominal Pain or Pressure
  • Continuous Bleeding
  • Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
  • Diabetic Complaints
  • Fainting
  • Heart Problems
  • Kidney Stones or Kidney Complaints
  • Obstetric Complaints
  • Neurological Complaints other than Migraines
  • Poisoning or Drug Overdose
  • Sudden Dizziness, weakness or change in vision
  • Severe Burns, cuts, punctures or bites
  • Severe or Persistent Vomiting
  • When in doubt, always come immediately to the emergency department.

As a designated area trauma center, our physicians are also trained in advanced trauma life support. We also coordinate life flight services with hospitals in Billings, Salt Lake City, and Denver to arrange emergency transfers for critical patients needing services beyond the capabilities of Cody Regional Health.

Ambulance Service

Cody Regional Health’s ambulance personnel respond to requests for emergency medical services (EMS) within the communities of Cody, Meeteetse, and Wapiti. In addition to the hospital district, these services also cover Sunlight, Crandall, Beartooth Plateau, and adjacent areas within Park County, covering an area of more than 4,550 square miles. In addition to 911 calls, EMS provides advanced or basic non-emergency transfers for patients requiring transport to other hospital facilities outside of the Cody Regional Health service area.

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