Foothill Regional Medical Center provides our community with a 24/7 paramedic-receiving emergency department (ED) conveniently located on Newport Avenue. The ED is located behind the main hospital.
While you can’t predict an emergency, if and when one does occur, our emergency department physicians, nurses and support staff are committed to providing you with timely, personalized care in a comforting environment. Our ED is often the initial point of care for our patients, so the welcome and treatment our patients receive is of utmost importance to us.
In fact, our goal is to treat you, not seat you. As a result, we have high patient satisfaction scores at or above the 90th percentile.
At Foothill Regional, we are prepared to treat patients with a wide range of medical needs, including those with minor to critical illness or injury. If needed, our emergency physicians have immediate access to specialists.
When to Visit an ED
Below are general examples of when to visit an emergency department; it is not a complete list:
- Abdominal pain - especially intense localized pain
- Blood in the urine, or bloody diarrhea
- Bleeding that cannot be stopped
- Change in mental status
- Chest pain
- Coughing or vomiting blood
- Open wound fractures
- Fainting or dizziness
- Fever with convulsions
- Severe headache or head injury, especially if the individual is on aspirin or blood thinners
- Sudden inability to speak, see, walk or move
- Sudden numbness or weakness
- Wheezing, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
These are general examples of when to visit an emergency department, it is not a complete list. Several conditions occurring simultaneously can be significant. In case of an emergency, call 911.
Know Where Your Nearest ED is Located
Prior to an emergency, think about which ED you would prefer for you and your family and plan the fastest route to get there safety. At Foothill Regional, we are committed to partnering with you to assure you family receives quality, accessible care.
If you have any questions about our emergency services, please call us at (714) 619-7700. We are conveniently located in Tustin on Newport Avenue between the 5 and 55 freeways. Our address is 14662 Newport Avenue.