Experienced care when you need it most.
The Emergency Department at Island Hospital understands that when it comes to saving lives, every minute matters. Our staff has the vital experience to meet any emergency-care challenge 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All Emergency Department professionals are educated and trained in the latest emergency-medicine procedures and operate with the expertise of Level III trauma care and Level II stroke care. Our commitment to excellence and patient care means that we’re here for you when you need us most!
Where to go for care, emergency department or walk-in clinic?
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT:
- Stroke (facial “droop”, slurred speech or numbness in arm, leg or face)
- Chest pain
- Severe abdominal pain
- Coughing or vomiting blood
- Severe burns
- Severe bleeding
- Severely broken bones
- Sudden blurred vision
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Head injury with loss of consciousness
- Sudden dizziness or loss of balance
- High fevers
For the following symptoms, you should go to your nearest WALK-IN CLINIC:
- Colds, flu or fever
- Sinus infections
- Sprains, strains or minor broken bones
- Eye infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Cuts or scrapes
- Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
When you or a loved one are sick or injured, knowing the best place to go for care is important. Should you go to the Emergency Department or would the Walk-In Clinic be a better option? We’ve compiled some everyday scenarios to help test your knowledge. Click the button below to get started.
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The Walk-In Clinic at Island Hospital is open every day.
Monday - Saturday, 7 AM to 7 PM
Sunday, 9 AM to 5 PM
2511 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
P: (360) 293-3101
The Walk-In Clinic