Irwin Army Community Hospital Fort Riley, Kansas The "Big Red One" Hospital

Emergency & Urgent care

 

The Department of Emergency Services at Irwin Army Community Hospital provides level 3 Emergency Department and Emergency Ambulance Services to the Fort Riley community. The department serves on average 31,000 patients and approximately 1,300 ambulance responses annually.

 

Non-beneficiaries who are require emergency assistance will be stabilized and treated. When appropriate, such patients will be transferred to a civilian facility for continued care.

 

Combined Emergency & Urgent Care

 

IACH's combined Emergency & Urgent Care now eliminates the guesswork of whether you need emergency or urgent care. Patients are evaluated by a Registered Nurse to expedite the right kind of care.

 

Urgent Care Examples

 

These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered urgent. This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.

 

    Allergies

    Bladder or urinary tract infections

    Cold

    Cough

    Earache

    Flu/Influenza

    Insect bites and stings

    Minor asthma

    Minor injury

    Pink eye

    Poison Ivy

    Rash

    Simple abscess (no packing needed)

    Simple burn

    Simple cuts, bruises or abrasions

    Simple nose bleed (no packing needed)

    Sinusitis

    Sunburn

    Sore throat

    Strains or sprains

 

Emergency Care Examples

 

These are examples of diagnoses that are typically considered emergent. This list is not comprehensive or considered a replacement for a clinical examination, and may vary based on your specific symptoms and condition.

 

    Abdominal pain

    Baby less than 2 years old with a fever

    Blood clots

    Broken or dislocated bones

    Chest pain or chest pressure

    Coughing up or vomiting blood

    Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

    Dizziness or loss of consciousness

    Eye injuries

    Foreign body removal

    Head injury

    Heart palpitations/racing heart rate

    High blood pressure crisis

    High fever or fever with rash

    Kidney stones

    Major burns

    Major wounds or bleeding that won’t stop

    Pregnancy complications

    Poisoning

    Seizure

    Severe allergies

    Severe back pain

    Severe flu or pneumonia

    Severe headache

    Stroke symptoms

    Sudden change in vision

    Sudden or severe pain

    Sudden testicular pain or swelling

    Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or hallucinations

    Vomiting or dehydration

In Case of Emergency: Call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

 

Emergency Clinic Phone:

 

Irwin Army Community Hospital Fort Riley, Kansas The "Big Red One" Hospital
Irwin Army Community Hospital