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Have a non-life-threatening health care need?

Consider alternative care options that could reduce your wait time.

Emergency Department and Trauma Center at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

Exterior view of Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington
400 NE Mother Joseph Pl
Vancouver, WA 98664
Previous trauma or acute care surgery patients
Rapid admit/Transfer line

From routine emergency care to serious illness and trauma, our Level II Trauma Center meets the diverse needs of more than 85,000 patients treated in our Emergency Department each year.

Learn more about the Trauma Center at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Our Emergency Department offers the most effective treatment for patients by operating 24-hours a day, seven days a week for 365 days per year. It is divided into five sections:

  • Triage
  • Intake
  • ED Main
  • Fast Track
  • Behavioral Health Care Area

Please note: The Emergency Department entrance is now located off of 5th Street.
See the Emergency Department construction updates for more information.

Care options for non-life-threatening health care needs

At certain times of the day and times of the year, like flu season, wait times for those with less urgent health care needs may be longer than usual. If your health need does not require immediate care and is not life-threatening, please consider health options that might allow you to be cared for sooner.


  • Your primary care provider – If you have a primary care provider, please call their office.
  • PeaceHealth Union Station Clinic – Primary care for the whole family. Accepts same-day appointments online as well as walk-ins.
  • PeaceHealth Memorial Urgent Care – For non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. No appointment needed.
  • ZoomCare – 8076 E Mill Plain Blvd Vancouver, WA, 98664 – Does not accept Medicare or Medicaid.
  • ZoomCare - 902 SE 164th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683 – Does not accept Medicare or Medicaid.

Our Services

Our Team

This clinic is licensed as part of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. You may receive a separate charge or billing for facility fees in addition to any professional fees for services, which may result in a higher out-of-pocket expense.

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