Emergency Care

The F. Eugene Dixon, Jr. Emergency Center at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital is here to care for your entire family. Our new state-of-the-art 15 bed Emergency Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are equipped and staffed to care for people of all ages.

Emergency Care Resources

  • Nurses Board Certified in Emergency Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Trauma Nursing and Critical Care Certifications

  • Ready access to tertiary care centers both by land (ambulance) or by LifeFlight helicopter

  • Partnering with Crisis Response of Ellsworth

  • 24 hour-a-day diagnostic services by a state-of-the art imaging department and laboratory

  • On-site, 24 hour surgical center

  • Exceptional working relationship with emergency medical services network

  • 24-hour emergency physician coverage

  • On-site helipad for rapid transport of critical patients

  • AMHC for behavior and psychiatric emergencies