Emergency Department

When seconds count, our Emergency Department has the technology and expertise to save your life and care for you and your family. When you or someone you love has a medical emergency, every second counts. And when every second counts, you can’t afford to compromise.

The Oak Valley Hospital Emergency Department has invested heavily in all the latest life-saving tools and technology, nursing staff, and resident urgent care physicians are fully versed in a wide range of current techniques that are designed to save lives. Best of all, Oak Valley Hospital is close to home, because sometimes waiting isn’t an option.
For residents of eastern Stanislaus County, Oak Valley Hospital Emergency Department is the nearest and most accessible emergency center in the area. All nearby residents should know the following facts about the Oak Valley Hospital Emergency Department:

  • We are located at 350 South Oak Avenue, Oakdale

  • Certified physicians are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week

  • We offer 911 ambulance services to Oakdale and the surrounding communities

  • We enjoy an unmatched record of providing rapid response to emergencies of all kinds

Please keep in mind that the Oak Valley Emergency Department is reserved for serious or life-threatening medical crises. If you experience any of the following symptoms, time is of the essence – please call 911 or get to your local hospital immediately.
  • Chest pain

  • Severe abdominal pain

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

  • Sudden dizziness, blurred vision or loss of balance

  • Numbness in face, arms or legs

  • Sudden, severe headaches

  • Deep cuts or bleeding that does not stop

  • Coughing up or vomiting blood

  • Severe burns

  • Seizures

If you have a non-life threatening injury or illness but still require quick or urgent care, our clinics in Riverbank, Oakdale and Escalon offer an alternative.

Note: Emergency Physicians are independently contracted through Valley Emergency Medical Group.