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Emergency Department

“In a life-threatening situation, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.”


Fully Staffed 24/7


The Emergency Department is staffed around the clock every day with providers experienced in emergency medical care. Using the most advanced methods, the department provides even more medical staff during peak volume. Additionally, specialists are on-call and close to the hospital for when you need their services.


“Over 100,000 patients visit the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Emergency Department each year and 200 patients per day."


Emergency Department Phone: 731-541-5000


We understand that when a medical emergency arises, you seek expert care as fast as possible. The accredited Emergency Department of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital is devoted to providing emergency health services to patients of all ages and providing immediate access to advanced diagnostic services and life saving care 24/7.



  • Board Certified Physicians & Specialized Nurses
  • Triage Facilities
  • Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center
  • American Heart and Society of Chest Pain Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Fast Track for Minor Emergencies
  • Fully Staffed 24/7 Plus On-Call Specialists

Expanded in 2014, the Emergency Department includes more technologies, privacy, comfort and treatment areas. The entire department was redesigned with greater flexibility for future emergency medical needs for the individual and the community.


  • 60 Exam & Treatment Rooms
  • Designated Lab Collection Center
  • Dedicated Area for EKG
  • ER Dedicated CT Suite
  • Infectious Protocol Room
  • Multiple Waiting Rooms
  • Enhanced Privacy Procedures
  • Separate EMS Entrances
  • Heli-pad Adjacent

The Emergency Department at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital is the only location for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) in the region.