You do not plan to visit the emergency department. It just happens, and usually when you least expect it.
When seconds count, the Emergency Department at Big Bend Regional Medical Center is widely recognized as the premier Emergency Department in the Big Bend area. The Big Bend Regional Hospital Emergency Department is fully equipped to care for all types of minor and major emergencies 24-hours a day, year round. These emergencies include, but are not limited to, a minor laceration to an acute myocardial infarction or heart failure. The door is always open for walk-in emergencies. Once here, the patient is seen according to the nature and severity of his or her medical status.