Emergency Care in Eagle Pass
If you’re having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center
3333 N. Foster Maldonado Boulevard
Eagle Pass, TX 78852
The Emergency Department at Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center is an 18-bed Level IV Trauma Center that plays a crucial role in meeting the urgent health needs of residents in the Maverick County area. The ER provided emergency care to 19,000 patients last year.
Physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals at Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center treat a variety of complex injuries, conditions and illnesses, including heart attack and stroke, severe back pain, broken bones, sprains, cuts, respiratory and skin infections and heat stroke.
What to Expect When Arriving for Care
Sudden illness or injury can occur without warning, and while no one typically plans a trip to the ER, everyone should know what to expect after they arrive.
Heart Attack Care
The cardiac catheterization lab at Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center features advanced equipment that can help diagnose and treat a wide range of heart conditions, including heart attack. For critical or acute patients, the goal is to meet the national standard of 90-minute door-to-balloon time to open blocked arteries.
Level IV Trauma Center
As a Level IV Trauma Center, Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center has demonstrated the ability to provide advanced trauma life support (ATLS) prior to patients being transferred to a higher level trauma center. Level IV Trauma Centers can provide evaluation, stabilization and diagnosis for injured patients.
Warning Signs of a Possible Stroke
Do you know the warning signs of a possible stroke? If you or someone around you experiences any of these symptoms, don't wait. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
- Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, often on one side of the body
- Confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
- Problems with vision
- Dizziness or loss of balance
- Severe headache