Sarah Bush Lincoln Emergency Department
An Acute Stroke-ready Hospital through IDPH
Sarah Bush Lincoln's Emergency Department (ED) is equipped with 27 private treatment rooms so patients can be cared for with greater comfort, while reducing the spread of infection. 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, Moultrie, and Shelby, among others.
Important Phone Numbers
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center 217-258-2525
Emergency Department 217-258-2551