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Emergency Care Services in Shelbyville, Kentucky

If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately or go to your nearest emergency room.

Our Emergency Room:
727 Hospital Drive
Shelbyville, KY 40065

Starting with a $2 million expansion in 2009, the Emergency Department at UofL Health - Jewish Hospital Shelbyville now provides the highest-quality emergency care you expect, with some of the lowest wait times in the area.

Our ER features a dedicated team of emergency medicine providers, nurses and support staff, ready day and night to treat any sudden illnesses or injuries. We offer advanced diagnostic imaging right on site, plus the latest stroke and heart care equipment for rapid intervention.

If needed, you also have anytime access to a full range of specialty care at the hospital, including cardiology, general surgery, radiology and more. So no matter your emergency or urgent needs, you can rest easy knowing skilled care is always nearby.

Around-the-Clock Emergency Services

  • Serving Shelby, Henry and Spencer County and our surrounding communities
  • 24/7 coverage by board-certified or board-eligible emergency medicine providers
  • Registered nurses with specialized training and certifications, including CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse), ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and CPR
  • On-call specialists and surgeons to meet your needs
  • Onsite lab and imaging services, including state-of-the-art MRI, CT, PET/CT, nuclear cardiology, ultrasound and more for fast diagnosis
  • 24/7 mental health crisis counseling from Peace Hospital
  • Stabilization of critical care injuries and transfer to nearby trauma centers
  • All-private treatment rooms to maximize your comfort
  • Bedside electrocardiogram (EKG) for up-to-the-minute heart monitoring