Emergency Room (ER) in Putnam County

Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida, our top priority is ensuring you get the emergency care and treatment you need as quickly as possible. Our ER doctors are available 24/7 to provide advanced treatment for conditions such as heart attacks or broken bones. Our goal is to ensure you receive high-quality treatment when you need it most.

If you or someone you know is having a medical emergency, call 911.

24/7 emergency care

Our board-certified emergency physicians and support staff are trained to assess, diagnose and treat emergency conditions in a timely manner. Our devoted team and state-of-the-art facility is always open and available. Whether you are suffering from a minor emergency or a life-threatening illness, we are ready to provide care.

Mark Dooley, CEO of Putnam Community Medical Center says, “Putnam Community Medical Center is always working to care for our friends and neighbors in and around Palatka at a higher level.”

Dooley goes on to say, “We recognize that a need in our community is access to fast and high quality emergency healthcare, and this investment by our company is a big step in that direction. We are committed to the care and improvement of human life.”

Emergency care services

Our goal is to provide patients with high-quality emergency services quickly and efficiently. To do this, our ER offers:

  • 24/7 full-service medical care
  • An expanded triage area
  • Dedicated certified emergency nurses (CENs)
  • Intensive care services
  • Shorter ER wait times with registration efficiency

If a patient is coming to our ER from an ambulance, our care begins before they even arrive. By directly communicating with EMS teams, we prepare for patient arrival so no treatment time is wasted. This ensures you or your loved ones receive the highest quality care.

Pediatric emergency care

Kids will be kids, and along with childhood comes all sorts of bumps and bruises. However, if your child suffers from a broken bone, cut or major injury, and advanced treatment is needed, we're here to help.

Our board-certified emergency physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses specialize in emergency pediatric care. We understand a visit to the ER can be overwhelming for a pediatric patient, which is why our team goes above and beyond to make you and your child feel safe and comfortable.