Emergency Services

The NCH Healthcare System and our board-certified emergency physicians and specially trained nurses are here to provide you and your loved ones with 24-hour access to emergency medical care.

New Emergency Department Expansion

Emergency services at the NCH Healthcare System provides emergency care to over 118,000 members of Collier and Lee Counties each year. The service line encompasses five outstanding emergency departments. 

These include:

  • NCH Baker Campus: in beautiful downtown Naples, which serves patients of all ages. Home to Collier County’s only comprehensive stroke center and an award-winning cardiac program
  • NCH North Naples Campus in the ever-expanding North Naples corridor is home to two emergency departments
    • The brand new, fully remodeled 40 bed adult emergency department with smart room technology and start of the art equipment
    • The Robert, Mariann and Megan McDonald Pediatric Emergency Department: the only 24-hour pediatric emergency department in Collier County
  • Northeast freestanding emergency department: Collier County’s ONLY freestanding emergency department
  • NCH Bonita freestanding emergency department in southern Lee County

Emergency Services Accolades

  • Nationally recognized physician group
  • Evidence-based staffing guidelines
  • InQuicker service to “wait at home”
  • Only pediatric and obstetrical receiving facility in Collier County (NNH)
  • Cardiac program with sustained less than 90 minute door to balloon time
  • Average medication treatment times of under 45 minutes for stroke patients
  • Only comprehensive stroke center in Collier County (Baker emergency department)
  • Primary stroke center (all sites)
  • Trauma receiving facilities for Collier County

When to Seek Emergency Care:

  • Broken bones
  • Breathing difficulty or shortness of breath
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty speaking, altered mental status
  • Fainting or loss of consciousness
  • Heart attack
  • Neck or back injury
  • Onset of seizures
  • Physical or sexual assault
  • Poisoning or overdose
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Severe or life-threatening issues
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Serious burns
  • Stroke
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness or change in vision
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy