Sarah Bush Lincoln Emergency Department

Sarah Bush Lincoln's Emergency Department (ED) is equipped with 20 rooms, including three OB/GYN rooms, 16 cardiac monitoring rooms, and one comprehensive trauma bay. The ED is certified by Illinois Department of Public Health as an Emergency Department approved for  Pediatrics (EDAP).

The ED is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all people, regardless of their ability to pay for service. Staff provide emergency care for many common injuries and illnesses, as well as caring for worsening chronic conditions, and providing immediate life-saving interventions. It is accessible by walk-in and ground ambulance, with a helipad to transfer critically ill patients to other facilities for highly specialized care.

Sarah Bush Lincoln frequently treats patients from eight counties: Coles, Cumberland, Clark, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Jasper, and Moultrie, among others.

Important Phone Numbers

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center (217) 258- or 348-2525

Emergency Department (217) 258- or 348-2551

Registration (217) 258- or 348-2551