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Emergency Department

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Northern Inyo Hospital’s Emergency Department is the only emergency department in Bishop, CA and in Northern Inyo County. Our emergency department provides medical care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are committed to safe, quality care when you need it the most.

Northern Inyo Hospital is a critical access hospital licensed by the state of California. Our emergency department has 8 beds and is staffed with a team trained to respond to any emergency medical situation.

In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1.


Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Emergency Department medical team provides treatment and care for:

  • Acute respiratory distress
  • Confusion/change in mental state
  • Loss of balance, strength, sensation, or ability to see or speak
  • Acute chest pain
  • Acute abdominal pain
  • Laceration repair and wound care
  • Extremity injuries, broken bones and dislocated joints
  • Minor trauma
  • Stabilization and transport of major trauma
  • Infections
  • Diabetic complications
  • Eye, ear, nose and throat problems
  • Dehydration
  • Early Pregnancy problems
  • Psychological problems
  • Animal bites
  • Victims of suspected/alleged abuse or assault
  • Accidental poisoning and/or overdose
  • Opiate withdrawal treatment/starting Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Stabilization and transport of conditions requiring specialty care not available at Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Meet Our Staff

To reach the Emergency Department Director, please visit Contact Us and use the form near the bottom of the page.