Terrebonne General Medical Center provides its community with a comprehensive experienced staff prepared to handle various types of emergency situations. Not only does TGMC provide traditional emergency treatment, but also offers a Fast Track Area within the emergency department to treat those less critical patients.
Each year, more than 50,000 patients receive advanced emergency care in TGMC's Level III Emergency Department. Staffed 24-hours by board-certified emergency medicine physicians and highly trained emergency department nurses, this is the first line of treatment for sudden illness or injuries.
There are lots of factors involved in treating emergency cases. That's why we've developed a triage system to help us see all our patients as quickly as possible. Naturally, the most serious cases are seen first.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about emergency treatment:
The Emergency Department is designed to provide emergency services. If your case is considered non-emergency, financial arrangements will be discussed, including a verifiable insurance card. In the absence of a verifiable insurance card, a deposit may be required. If your insurance is later verified, your deposit will be returned or applied to any outstanding debts owed to Terrebonne General.
TGMC is dedicated to providing exceptional care for its patients. To help provide quicker, quality service, we encourage patients to seek care at the right place.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or visit the TGMC Emergency Department. For minor health ailments or common illnesses, please see other treatment options TGMC provides. Click here to learn more.
America is facing one of the biggest public health crises with the opioid epidemic. In 2016, there were approximately 2.1 million people that had abused or were dependent on opioids, such as heroin or prescription painkillers. If you or a loved one is seeking addiction help, please contact one of these local resources for assistance.
Signs & Symptoms of Addiction
Signs and symptoms of addiction can appear in different ways. Some common symptoms include:
If you believe someone you love is addicted, please seek guidance from a professional. Addiction is a daily struggle and requires outside support.
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