Sullivan County Community Hospital’s Emergency Room services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


The department is staffed by a physician and specially-trained nurses and paramedics, to ensure exceptional care in emergent situations. Patients requiring critical or urgent care are prioritized.

For those patients needing more extreme emergency care, SCCH utilizes medical helicopters from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis (Lifeline), Deaconess Hospital in Evansville (Lifeflight), and Air Evac in Brazil.

You will be asked to provide the following items, if possible:

Insurance card

Social Security Number

A list of any medications you are taking

Information regarding allergies or other medical conditions

Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

SCCH has earned Geriatric Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians.

As an Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department, SCCH’s protocol-driven approach to senior care allows us to provide superior, tailored care. Seniors who visit our emergency department can be assured that the facility has the necessary expertise, equipment, and personnel in place to provide optimal care. We’re excited that our dedication to this population has been recognized and look forward to many more years of building the best geriatric emergency department.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does 24-hour coverage mean?

Our Emergency Department is staffed with providers and support staff that is physically present 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.

Can I call the Emergency Room to get advice over the phone?

Our ER does not provide medical advice over the phone.