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Emergency and Trauma Services

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If you or a family member is experiencing a life-threatening injury or illness, call 911.

For nearly 90 years, Crook County Medical Services District has offered emergency services and in-house ambulance services to residents of Sundance, Wyoming and surrounding areas. In 2016, Crook County Medical Services District earned the status of a Trauma Receiving Facility by the Wyoming Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services.

Our 16-bed facility is fully staffed and equipped to evaluate all types of emergency situations. You should seek emergency care in the following situations: 

  • Injuries
  • Sudden Illnesses
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Car Crash Injuries
  • Heart Attacks
    Warning Signs: pain or discomfort in chest, lightheadedness, jaw, neck or back pain, discomfort or pain in arm or shoulder, shortness of breath
  • Strokes
    F.A.S.T Warning Signs: Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 911
  • Seizures
  • Sepsis
    Warning Signs: confusion or disorientation, shortness of breath, high heart rate, fever, or shivering, or feeling very cold, extreme pain or discomfort, and clammy or sweaty skin
  • And More

CCMSD has the team and the equipment to treat acute, time-sensitive conditions and situations.

When Should You Seek Emergency Care?

You should seek emergency care in the following situations.

  • Choking
  • Sudden Loss of Breath/Breathing
  • Sudden Injuries, Especially to Neck, Head, or Spine
  • Severe Burns
  • Severe Chest Pain or Pressure
  • Passing Out/Fainting
  • Temporary Blindness
  • Heavy Bleeding
  • High Fever That Does Not Go Away
  • Inhalation of Smoke or Poisonous Fumes
  • Coughing or Throwing Up Blood
  • Overdose of Drugs or Alcohol
  • Seizures
  • Sudden Weakness
  • Suicidal Thoughts

Immediately upon arrival, all patients are greeted by a trained member of the nursing staff to identify life threatening conditions and to get treatment started quickly. Once placed in an exam room, all patients will have an initial assessment completed by a nurse in order to gain additional information before the provider gives treatment.

We are rated number one in patient satisfaction for a Critical Access Hospital in the state of Wyoming, caring for nearly 845 patients from July of 2017 to June of 2018.

Our team of physicians, paramedics, nurse practitioners, nurses, pathology assistants, and more work tirelessly to provide the best treatment for our patients, no matter their ailment. 

Verifications by the Wyoming Office of Emergency Medical Services

CCMSD is a verified Trauma Receiving Facility and Pediatric Receiving Facility. The emergency trained staff at CCMSD makes every attempt to keep our community members close to home. However, when a higher level of care is required we will make these arrangements for you as quickly as possible.

Emergency and Trauma Services Locations

Hospital and Emergency