Emergency Room Services

North Valley Health Center’s Emergency Department is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with an On-call Provider (MD, NP or PA) and nurses specially trained in Critical Care.

Both the providers and nurses are certified in BLS, ACLS, CALS, PALS and TNCC.

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Telephone Number: (218) 745-4211

Emergencies: Dial 911

Preparations for the Emergency Room

  • If possible, call ahead to let the emergency room staff know you are on the way.
  • Take along a list of all medications you are currently taking.
  • If you have seen a doctor before for a similar problem, take any records you may have from the previous visit with you.

Questions about tests, medications, or treatments

  • What’s the name of the medication, test, or procedure?
  • Why do I need it?
  • What are the risks?
  • Are there alternatives?
  • What happens if I do nothing?
  • How do I take the medications?
  • How do I prepare for the tests?

Questions to ask before leaving

  • Do I need a return visit?
  • What danger signs should I be looking for?
  • What else do I need to know?