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Emergency

What should I do in an emergency?
How do I get to the emergency room?
What should I bring to the emergency room?

 

What should I do in an emergency?


If you or a family member is experiencing a potential life-threatening emergency (for example, chest pain), call 911.

IF YOU ARE AT ANY LOCATION IN THE RONALD REAGAN UCLA MEDICAL CENTER OR RESNICK NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, CALL #36.

IF YOU ARE AT ANY LOCATION AT UCLA MEDICAL CENTER, SANTA MONICA, CALL 74#.

If you have an urgent care problem (for example, cold or flu), please contact your primary care physician's office for instructions on how to arrange a same-day office visit.


How do I get to the emergency room?


RONALD REAGAN UCLA MEDICAL CENTER: The entrance to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center emergency room is located on Charles E. Young Drive. Please visit our MAPS page for driving directions or call (310) 825-2111.

UCLA MEDICAL CENTER, SANTA MONICA: The Nethercutt Emergency Center is located on the ground floor of the hospital's Southwest Wing on 15th Street, north of Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica. Please visit the MAPS page for driving directions or call (424) 259-8400.


What should I bring to the emergency room?


Have your medical information readily available, including what medications you are currently taking. This information will help the doctor evaluate your health status. Bring your insurance card and the name of your primary care physician, as well as either a social security card, driver's license or other form of identification.