If you are experiencing chest pain, numbness in the arms or legs, slurred speech, loss or decreased vision, extreme shortness of breath, or severe injury or trauma, please call 9-1-1 and ask to be taken to the nearest Novant Health Emergency Department: Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center in Huntersville or Novant Health Matthews Medical Center in Matthews,
If a child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or take the child to the children’s 24-hour emergency department at Novant Health Hemby Children's Hospital in Charlotte.
Signs that you need emergency care at Novant Health include:
- Chest pain
- Suspected stroke
- Serious injury or trauma
- Difficulty breathing
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Blacking out
- Severe abdominal pain
- High levels of pain you can’t explain.