Emergency Care

Our Emergency Department is Open and Ready to Provide Care

1900 Sullivan Ave., Daly City
Phone:  (650) 991-6892
Hours:  Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

We’ve taken steps to ensure your safety when you visit our emergency department:

  • Mandatory Masking – All patients and visitors must be masked.
  • Patient Safety – Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is isolated from waiting areas, patient rooms, entrances and any space that the general population uses. At peak times with patient visits, we use a surge tent
  • Cleaning – Our teams are providing extra cleaning and disinfecting in all spaces.
  • Employee and Physician Screening – We’ve instituted symptom check and mandatory temperature screenings before each shift.

If you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency such as a heart attack or stroke, it’s essential to seek care immediately by calling 911 or going to the nearest emergency room.

It is important to know that you will receive emergency care at AHMC Seton Medical Center, even if you do not have health insurance coverage.

Each year, more than 29,000 patients receive emergency medical care in the 18-bed Emergency Department at AHMC Seton Medical Center. Our Emergency Department is open 24/7 to patients of all ages.

Our emergency room physicians and support staff are specialists in emergency medical care, ensuring they areable to provide excellent care for any illness, injury or trauma. They are also multilingual and can communicate with all patients to understand their health care needs.

Emergency Stroke Care at Seton – Seton is a designated Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the leading accrediting body for hospitals in the U.S. Our stroke program has earned the 2020 Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and also recognition for Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll for excellence in stroke care. This award recognizes our commitment to patient care and to improving patient survival rates.

Emergency STEMI Care at Seton – AHMC Seton Medical Center has earned the 2020 Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.  This award signifies a commitment to adherence and quality improvement for the STEMI patient population.  Achieving Mission: Lifeline Recognition denotes a commitment to high quality systems of care amongst STEMI Receiving Centers, STEMI Referring Hospitals, 911 EMS Agencies, Interfacility Transport Agencies and other supporting system participants through collaborative efforts including quality improvement priorities outside

Emergency Care for Children and Infants at Seton – Emergency care for children and infants is different than emergency care for adults. Their growing bodies require specialized care. The emergency room physicians and staff at Seton have specialty training and experience with childhood emergency care.

This includes:

  • Pediatric airway management and CPR
  • Resuscitation of infants and children
  • General pediatric emergency care
  • Seek immediate medical help if your child exhibits any of the following warning signs of a medical emergency:
  • Confusion, headache or vomiting following a head injury
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Inability to stand up or unsteady walking
  • Unconsciousness
  • Abnormal or difficult breathing
  • Discoloration of skin or lips
  • Difficulty eating
  • High, sustained fever
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea

Please bring your child’s medical history and any medications (in their original containers) with you to the Emergency Department.

If your child has swallowed poison or any harmful medications, call poison control first at (800) 222-1222, and then bring the suspected poison or medication with your child to the Emergency Department.

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