Emergency Department

Door County Medical Center’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.


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.

Should you choose Urgent Care or the Emergency Room? When choosing which facility to visit, consider the guidelines below.

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 requiring immediate care, 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


Contact Us
323 S. 18th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

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 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.