Mile Bluff Medical Center offers emergency and urgent care services in Mauston. Although they are similar, there are certain differences in the care that is provided by each.Emergency Room
care is available 24-hours a day for serious, life-threatening situation, such as severe illness, serious injury, and sudden change in a person's health condition that require immediate intervention.
For example, if a person is experiencing the following symptoms, they should come to the Emergency Room.
| -Broken bones
-Chest pains or pressure
| -Severe abdominal pain
Mile Bluff's ER team prepared to provide trauma care
as a Level III Trauma Center!
is available in evenings (4-11 pm) and weekends (9 am to 9 pm). It provides treatment for illnesses and injuries that require immediate attention, but are not life-threatening.
Urgent Care provides care for patients who have:
| -Coughs and congestion
-Cuts requiring stitches
| -Mild to moderate asthma attacks
-Scrapes and bruises
-Upper respiratory infections
Please note that Urgent Care patients are seen in order of arrival. Emergency patients are seen in order of the severity of their condition. Urgent Care and the ER share a waiting room. If you are waiting and see other patients go in ahead of you, it may be due to their condition. The staff will do their best to keep you informed of when you will be taken in for treatment. If you have questions at any time during your visit, please ask.