Emergency Department

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Aaron Walters, RN

Emergency care at SOMC is available at the Main Campus Emergency Department, 24 hours a day. The SOMC Emergency Department offers physicians experienced in emergency care and specialty consultation available within 30 minutes by members of the medical staff.

The Emergency Department is a 45-bed unit with telemetry available in 45 beds, serving patients of all ages. The department provides immediate emergency treatment and nursing care to the patients in their initial acute state of pre-admission hospital treatment. In this manner, the patients will be prepared to progress to another stage of nursing care in an area of the hospital or transfer to another facility or be discharged depending upon his/her injuries, disease and his/her degree of illness or wellness.


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 (740) 356-6499 or

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Urgent Care-Portsmouth

The Urgent Care Center-Portsmouth (UCC-P) is located on the South Campus of SOMC. The address is 1248 Kinneys Lane, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662. The UCC-P offers urgent care from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week with at least one physician on duty.

The UCC-P is a 16-bed unit with telemetry available in four beds, serving patients of all ages. Outpatient services include IV administration and blood administration. The staff is comprised of RN's, LPN's, Urgent Care Techs and Registrars. Nurse Managers collaborate with the Director of Nursing and Medical Director for Emergency Services on a regular basis. Outpatient lab and x-ray services are also provided. Well patient or pre-employment physicals are also available.

Urgent Care-Wheelersburg

The Wheelersburg Urgent Care Center (WUCC) is a nine-bed facility located at 8770 Ohio River Rd., Wheelersburg, Ohio, 45694. The center provides urgent care services seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The WUCC Medical Director and Nurse Manager along with RN's, LPN's, Urgent Care Techs, Registrars and Radiology Technologists provide patient care. Outpatient lab and x-ray services are also provided and Well patient or pre-employment physicals are available.

Urgent Care-Waverly

The Waverly Urgent Care and Specialty Center is currently being built and is scheduled to open in 2012.