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Emergency care

What is emergency care?

A medical or psychiatric condition that requires immediate medical attention to prevent serious jeopardy to your health. Examples include:

  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Severe stomach pain that comes on suddenly
  • Decrease in or loss of consciousness
  • Severe shortness of breath

Learn more about emergencies.

If you think you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.

Not sure what kind of care you need? Our advice nurses can help.


Where to call?

Antelope Valley: (877) 554-4404

Baldwin Park and surrounding areas: (800) 780-1277

Downey and surrounding areas: (800) 823-4040

Fontana, Ontario, and surrounding areas: (888) 750-0036

Inland Empire and Coachella Valley: (866) 984-7483

Kern County: (877) 524-7373

Metro Los Angeles: (800) 954-8000

Orange County: (888) 988-2800

Panorama City and surrounding areas: (888) 778-5000

San Diego: (800) 290-5000

South Bay: (800) 780-1230

Woodland Hills and surrounding areas (including western Ventura): (888) 515-3500

After-hours advice available Monday through Friday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., Saturday and Sunday, 24 hours a day: (888) 576-6225

TTY for the hearing/speech impaired: 711

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