Fulton County Hospital has a 5 bed emergency department for all your non-routine, off-hour medical emergencies. People with any type of medical emergency should feel confident about the care they or their family will receive at the Fulton County Hospital Emergency Department. The emergency room is staffed with a physician, in house, 24/7.
Fulton County Hospital is able to serve the community with up to date equipment, and highly trained nursing and emergency personnel. The emergency rooms are stocked with condition specific equipment, such as cardiac and trauma, which allows all patients to receive a higher level of healthcare.
Fulton County Hospital’s ambulance services began in 1974. In 1978 it became a basic service and was staffed by emergency medical technicians. Fulton County Hospital has two fully staffed ambulance bases located at the hospital and one located in Mammoth Spring.
The Fulton County Hospital Ambulance Service is staffed with professional EMTs and Paramedics who are licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health EMS Division. THe EMTs are certified in Basic life support (BLS) and the Paramedics are cartified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) pediatric advance life support (PALS) Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and HAZ-MAT.
In 1989 a lighted heliport was constructed at the hospital. Now once major emergency patients are stabilized, they can quickly be transported to a major hospital that specializes in the needs of that patient.
Many local ambulance services deliver patients to the emergency room at Fulton County Hospital. In addition, the covered ambulance bay at the new ER enters directly into the emergency room for quicker patient care and also allows those services to transfer patients without worry of rain or snow.