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Emergency Care

Emergency Care

24/7 Emergency Care for Adults and Children in Poughkeepsie

James J. McCann Emergency Care Center

Home to the Mid-Hudson Valley’s First Level II Trauma Center, but we fix broken fingers too.

The Emergency Department at MidHudson Regional Hospital is the first Level II Trauma Center for the MidHudson Valley Region. Our facility provides complex, multidisciplinary emergency care 24 hours a day to adult and pediatric patients, including walk-ins, those brought in by EMS, and trauma cases. Serving all levels of emergency needs. We see patients with chest pain, difficulty breathing and severe infection, plus bumps, bruises, and broken bones. Our team of highly skilled physicians, nurses, and clinicians are supported by real time imaging and diagnostic technology.

Adult and Pediatric Emergency Department
241 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Emergency Department: 845.431.8220

Adult Emergency Department

As a Level ll Trauma Center, our Department is staffed with trauma surgeons and critical-care specialists; our facility is equipped with a full array of advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies. The Emergency Department at MidHudson Regional Hospital features dedicated trauma bays, CT technology and real-time digital radiography enabling physicians to quickly view and interpret CT scans, MRI results, sonograms and reports. We also utilize a digital documentation system that tracks physician documentation and interfaces with other hospital departments, allowing for quick retrieval of up-to-date records and treatment history – a critical need when time is of the essence.

Primary Stroke Center

MidHudson Regional Hospital is a state-designated Primary Stroke Center. This means the program complies with the state’s high standards for providing advanced stroke care. It also means the center’s highly trained staff consistently meets or exceeds the most up-to-date clinical practice guidelines, performance measurements and continuous improvement programs for stroke patient care.

MidHudson Regional Hospital also continually earns the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes MidHudson Regional Hospital for its commitment to, and success in, ensuring stroke patients receive excellent care based on the latest evidence-based scientific guidelines.

In addition, MidHudson Regional Hospital is a sister hospital of Westchester Medical Center, the only state-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Hudson Valley. MidHudson Regional Hospital stroke patients can be easily transported to the medical center if they need the highest level of care.

If you or someone you are with experience any of these symptoms, Call 911 immediately

Learn the signs and symptoms of stroke in this quick, must-watch video.*

* Video made before COVID-19 protocols.


What Is a Stroke?


A stroke happens when blood stops flowing to any part of your brain, damaging brain cells. The effects of a stroke depend on the part of the brain that was damaged and the amount of damage done. 


Pediatrics — Access to Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Maria Fareri Children’s Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital or Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla


A pediatric emergency room and inpatient care services are now open at MidHudson Regional Hospital, in association with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, the Hudson Valley’s only acute care children’s hospital. Both organizations are members of WMCHealth.


Learn more about Maria Fareri Children’s Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie


Learn more about Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla


Behavioral Health Emergency Services


Behavioral Health Emergency Services are provided at the MidHudson Regional Hospital Emergency Department seven days a week, 24 hours a day. After patients are screened for medical complications, they receive a behavioral health evaluation. For those in need of continuing care, we offer inpatient admissions and referrals to outpatient clinics and programs, including day treatment and partial hospitalization programs. We focus on your safety and comfort, as well as the safety of others during mental health assessments.


In an Emergency, Call 911, or go to an emergency department near you.


MidHudson Regional Hospital Emergency Department: 845.431.8220