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Vail Health's Emergent Care and Emergency locations in Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado offer treatment for injury and illness.

Vail Emergency Department

Phone: (970) 479-7225
Open 24 hours a day - 7 days a week

Beaver Creek Medical Center

(970) 949-0800
Open Ski Season (Late November to Mid-April). 8:30am to 5:00pm - 7 days a week

If you or a loved one have suffered assault or abuse, call (970) 422-3202.

First Care Response is a program aimed to provide Sexual Assault Nurse Examination and Forensic Nurse Examinations (SANE/FNE) for prompt medical care and emotional support to assault victims - right here in Eagle County, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  This is offered through our Avon Urgent Care location. Learn more on Colorado Mountain Medical's First Care Response page
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Emergency Department or Urgent Care?

In the case of a medical emergency, call 911. Paramedics can deliver life-saving treatment on the way to the hospital. 
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Severe chest pain
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe abdominal pain
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.
Urgent Care clinics are a great resource if your primary doctor is not available. They treat the following medical symptoms right away. 
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergies
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Bones/Fractures/Dislocations/Sprains
  • Cough/Cold/Flu/Upper Respiratory Infection/Sore Throat/Strep Throat
  • Cuts and Lacerations 
  • Ear Pain
  • Migraine
  • Minor Burns
  • Rash
  • Sinus Infection
  • Upset Stomach/Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vaginal Bleeding and/or Discharge 
 Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.
The following symptoms are best evaluated in an Emergency Department. 
  • Persistent chest pain, especially if it radiates to your arm or jaw or is accompanied by sweating, vomiting  
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Confusion or changes in mental status, including suicidal thoughts
  • Any sudden or severe pain, particularly in the abdomen or starting halfway down the back
  • Sudden clumsiness, loss of balance, fainting or dizziness
  • Sudden difficulty speaking, or trouble understanding speech 
  • Sudden weakness or paralysis, especially on one side of the face or body
  • Severe heart palpitations
  • Sudden, severe headache
  • Sudden testicular pain and swelling
  • Newborn baby with a fever (a baby less than three months old with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher needs to be seen right away)
  • Falls that cause injury or occur while taking blood thinning medications
  • Sudden vision changes, including blurred or double vision and full or partial vision loss
  • Broken bones or dislocated joints
  • Deep cuts that require stitches — especially on the face — or a large open wound that won’t stop bleeding
  • Head or eye injuries
  • Severe flu or cold symptoms
  • High fevers or fevers with rash
  • Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
  • Severe and persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Serious burns
  • Seizures without a previous diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Blood in your stool or urine
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Infection with severe symptoms
  • After-hours care for minor illnesses or injuries if no other option is  available
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.