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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.

Pediatric Emergency Room

The new emergency room and inpatient services will help meet the healthcare needs of local children from birth to age 18, with care delivered by pediatricians and emergency medicine specialists, along with pediatrics-trained nurses with recent clinical experience at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. The new emergency room can be accessed by calling 911, or arrival at the hospital’s main emergency department entrance.

Inpatient services are available to those children who are admitted to the hospital after evaluation in the emergency room or referred by a local physician, after consultation with a pediatrician from Maria Fareri Children’s Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital.

Additionally, child life and caregiver services are available to support patients, their parents and siblings and other family members during the patient’s emergency care or hospitalization.

Learn More About Pediatric Emergency Room Services at  Maria Fareri Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital   

Learn More About Pediatric Inpatient Services at Maria Fareri Healthcare Services at MidHudson Regional Hospital  

Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award


MidHudson Regional Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award representing advanced stroke treatment.

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. We offer inpatient admissions and referrals to outpatient clinics and programs, including day treatment and partial hospitalization programs. The Behavioral Health Emergency Services team focuses on your safety and comfort, as well as the safety of others during the mental health assessment.

    Our Providers

    Papish, Mark
    Papish, Mark
    Associate Medical Director, Emergency MedicineMidHudson Regional Hospital
    Emergency Medicine