In an emergency, you can count on expert care close to home at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Dickson City. The team at LVH–Dickson City is prepared to care for both children and adults 24/7 in the state-of-the-art emergency room with 19 ED bays.

EASE ER app keeps you informed

Download the EASE app before your arrive to stay up to date on your progress in the ER. You can share your updates with selected family and friends.

LVH-Dickson City Emergency

Emergency medicine for heart attack

If you are experiencing heart attack symptoms, including chest pain, shortness of breath or pain in your arms, neck, jaw or back – call 911.

Emergency care for stroke

Every second counts when it comes to stroke. Fast, aggressive care minimizes brain damage by ensuring adequate blood flow to the brain. That’s why you should always remember BE FAST. This acronym will help you remember the signs of a stroke and that you should act quickly.

  • Balance – Sudden loss of balance
  • Eyes – Blurred vision in one or both eyes
  • Face – Face drooping or looks uneven
  • Arms – One arm becomes weak or numb
  • Speech – Slurred speech or seems confused
  • Time – If you or someone you know is experiencing these symptoms, call 911 immediately.