Emergency Services
Harrison Medical Center has 24-hour, state-of-the-art emergency services at both its Silverdale and Bremerton campuses.

Bremerton's Emergency Department is a Level III trauma center staffed with physicians and registered nurses certified in emergency medicine and advanced cardiac life support. The facility opened in October 2003 after undergoing a $13 million transformation that included a 19,600-square-foot addition.

For more information about our Emergency Department, call our Patient Advocacy Department at 360-744-6535.

Seek emergency care—or call 911—immediately if you think someone could suffer significant harm or die without prompt care. Examples of emergency situations including:

  • Change in mental status
  • Chest pain that lasts longer than two minutes
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Major burns
  • Poison
  • Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness, change in vision
  • Sudden or severe pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
Seek urgent care for conditions that require attention but do not pose an immediate, serious threat to your health or life, such as:
  • Allergies
  • Back pain
  • Cold or flu symptoms
  • Cough or bronchitis
  • Earache
  • Minor burns or bruises
  • Rash, poison ivy, allergic reaction
  • Rising temperature
  • Scrape or cut
  • Sore throat
  • Sprain


DOC Jessica
Jessica Kennedy-Schlicher, MD: Urgent care
Urgent care or the emergency room?