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Emergency Department

For emergencies in the Verde Valley


The Emergency Department team at Verde Valley Medical Center provides 24/7 emergency care with compassion and expertise.

Exceptional care you can trust

  • ED physicians available 24/7 with backup coverage for most specialties
  • Registered nurses with specialized training in trauma, certified emergency nursing, pediatric and cardiac care
  • 24 treatment bays with three trauma bays, four rapid treatment rooms and an observation/holding area
  • Level IV Trauma Center designation
  • On-site medical helicopter available for emergency transport
  • Certified Cardiac Arrest Center with cardiac catheterization lab
  • Complete imaging services, including computerized tomography or CAT scans  
  • Behavioral health assessments available
  • Two-bed pediatric observation unit
  • All medical transports can send electrocardiograms directly to the hospital, speeding patient treatment

Did you know?

  • We have one of the nation’s best door-to-balloon times of 60 minutes or less for cardiac interventional care.
  • Our door-to-needle times are better than Mayo Clinic.
  • We received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award for quality improvement measures to treat stroke patients.
  • Our ED has a 92.4 percent patient satisfaction rate.

In case of an emergency, call 911


Verde Valley Medical Center
Emergency Department
269 S. Candy Lane
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Phone: 928-639-6172

Please be advised that the ED cannot provide medical advice over the phone.