Emergency Services at St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus
Meeting the Needs of Patients
The staff of the Emergency Department at St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus is certified and specially trained to care for adults and children suffering from medical emergencies and traumatic injuries, including:
- Chest pain
- Abdominal pain
- Shortness of breath
- Broken bones
- High fever
- Dizziness and fainting
- Other life-threatening conditions
The Large Emergency Department Features:
- Five treatment rooms to meet the needs of patients:
- Ears, nose and throat
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- Hazardous material/decontamination area
The John E. and Dorothy Morgan Emergency Department at St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus treats more than 12,000 patients a year and is ready to help 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
There are separate walk-in and ambulance entrances. The John E. and Dorothy Morgan Emergency Department is next to the Radiology Department for the imaging needs of emergency patients.
Ambulance Services at St. Luke's Hospital - Miners Campus
St. Luke's Emergency & Transport Services (ETS) is a state-certified emergency ambulance service for the citizens, workers and visitors of Schuylkill, Carbon and lower Luzerne counties. St. Luke’s ambulance service is ready to respond to calls for help 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
Ambulance or Helicopter to St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem Campus
If needed, emergency patients can be moved by ambulance or helicopter to the St. Luke's Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center in Bethlehem. The St. Luke's Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center is designed to treat the most seriously injured patients. A specially trained and qualified team of doctors, nurses and technicians are on-call and prepared to respond at a moment’s notice. St. Luke's Hospital is one of only 27 trauma centers in Pennsylvania approved and accredited by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF). St. Luke's Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System Trauma Network. PennSTAR is the network's regional aero-medical transport helicopter and can fly patients needing trauma care from St. Luke’s Miners Memorial Hospital in Coaldale to St. Luke's Regional Resource Trauma Center in Bethlehem in ten to 12 minutes.