Emergency Department

Door County Medical Center is continuously listed as a U.S. top 20 critical access hospital. In a life-threatening situation trusted, award-winning emergency care is as close as Sturgeon Bay.

DCMC’s Emergency Department is a state-of-the-art facility staffed by experienced, caring doctors and nurses with immediate access to all other facets of our facility, including lab, diagnostic imaging, orthopedics, specialists, social workers and more.

Located within Door County Medical Center at:

323 South 18th Avenue

(920) 746-0510


Physician coverage is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

When you have a major concern, you might need immediate medical attention. Avoid a long drive, and a long wait by getting to Door County Medical Center as fast as possible.


Timing Is Vital During a Stroke

During a stroke, an estimated two million brain cells die per minute. The faster a stroke patient is evaluated and treated, the better his or her outcome and recovery will be.

Door County Medical Center’s (DCMC) Emergency Department can treat stroke patients faster and more effectively thanks to Telestroke, a new state-of-the-art technology that connects stroke patients with highly skilled neurologists with the click of a button. 


Urgent Care OR Emergency Room?

When choosing which facility to visit, follow these guidelines:

Urgent Care – Conditions requiring immediate care, but that are not life-threatening:

* Sprains

* Earaches

* Cold or flu

* Cut requiring stitches

* Mild asthma

* Urinary tract infection

* Broken bone with intact skin

Emergency Care – Conditions that are life or limb-threatening:

* Chest pain

* Facial drooping

* Sudden numbness or weakness in arm or leg

* Uncontrolled bleeding

* Head or eye injuries

* Major fracture with broken skin

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